Business Secretary Vince Cable has told Daybreak that the Government "wants to have confidence in businesses so that they can hire people" ahead of plans to be announced today to cut compensation workers can claim in unfair dismissals.
Mr Cable said that he is trying to get away from a "very legalistic system" and the new plan will allows small companies to feel confident that they can take someone on and not get "caught up in legal work".
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