Taxpayer risks losing 1billion under Osborne plan to bribe workers into giving up their rights

Taxpayer risks losing 1billion under Osborne plan to bribe workers into giving up their rights Employees urged to sacrifice rights in return for shares in their firmChancellor offered tax break on profits to encourage take upOffice for Budget Responsibility says it could cost 1billion by 2017-18Institute for Fiscal Studies condemns 'lollipop' at a time when ministers condemning other tax avoidance | UPDATED: 16:07 GMT, 11 December 2012 Giving workers shares in their companies in return for losing some employee rights could cost 1billion, it emerged today.

Paul Crompton: BBC editor killed himself over worries about new shift patterns following move to Salford

BBC editor killed himself after telling GP of fears over new shift patterns following move to SalfordFather-of-three was a 'model employee' but he became increasingly stressed, inquest told BBC offers its 'sincere sympathies' to his family and children | UPDATED: 10:40 GMT, 2 December 2012 A BBC editor took his own life after expressing concerns to his GP about the introduction of new shift patterns, an inquest heard. Paul Crompton was found dead in a country park a month after he began to work nights as part of changes brought in following the broadcaster’s move to MediaCityUK.