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Unfair dismissal payouts capped

Workers will face a cut in how much compensation they can win for unfair dismissal at employment tribunals. The Business Secretary Vince Cable is set to also announce he's dropping plans to make it easier to fire under-performing staff.

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Unfair dismissal compensation cap to be cut

Workers face a drastic cut in how much compensation they can win in unfair dismissal cases, Vince Cable will confirm today.

Business Secretary Vince Cable Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Company bosses will be given stronger legal protections to get rid of under-performing staff under a shake-up of employment laws.

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