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Tougher UK strike laws 'wider than previously proposed', says expert

Planned changes to UK strike laws, including tougher ballot requirements, go wider than those previously proposed and could lead to trade unions changing tactics, an expert has said. 16 Jul 2015

Hedge fund analyst jailed for stealing lines of code

A 28-year-old hedge fund analyst has been jailed for four years for fraud after accessing restricted files and copying valuable code used in trading algorithms, the Financial Times said .  06 Jul 2015

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Decision on striking workers' pay could make action less attractive, says expert, as Queen's speech confirms new ballot rules

Employers may be entitled to deduct a day's pay for strike action at the rate of 1/260th of the striking worker's salary depending on contractual terms, the Court of Appeal has confirmed. 28 May 2015

'Leverage campaigns' by unions would not be restricted by tougher UK strike laws, says expert

Plans by the new business secretary to overhaul UK strike laws will not necessarily reduce the risk of business disruption to employers, since trade unions now have more sophisticated means of putting pressure on businesses at their disposal, an expert has... 18 May 2015

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