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Following a nine-month consultation process, the UK government has announced proposals for far-reaching changes to the mechanisms for seeking redress in antitrust actions.
The UK government is proposing to amend the Employment Rights Act 1996 to create a new type of employee, the employee-owner.
Recent announcements by Business Secretary Vince Cable suggest that major employment reforms aimed at encouraging businesses to hire again might be implemented soon.
The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced earlier this week that it had obtained a civil recovery order from the High Court requiring Oxford Publishing Limited (OPL), a whollyowned subsidiary of Oxford University Press (OUP), to pay £1,895,435, plus prosecution costs.