Businesses show 'limited interest' in new 'rights for shares' scheme
Business news 03 Sep 2013
A controversial new employment status that allows workers to relinquish some of their employment rights in exchange for shares in the company has come into effect.
The Government's so-called 'rights for shares' scheme was introduced on 1 September, in a bid to boost hiring and productivity.
However, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) reports that businesses and employees have shown very little interest in the initiative.
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