Hi, I was verbally offered a job, a transfer within my current employment to another city (with no conditions other than a start date to be confirmed) which I verbally accepted. Four hours later I was contacted and advised that they could no longer offer me the position as HR had not cleared the offer.As it was only verbally done is this still a contract and if so are they in breach of that contract.
I had already informed my husband of the job so he went ahead and formally accepted his transfer within his own employment.
I have spoke to my boss with a solution of a secondment however he did not seem to keen on this idea. The position is to be re-offered to all Applicants as a 1 year fixed term contract (from a perm full time position)
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If they made an offer and accepted they cannot just withdraw this. They must either give you the job, or face a personal grievance claim. Your employer seems disorganised to me, and should be aware that you would act in reliance on the offer
The elements of a contract are offer and acceptance-verbal offers and acceptance are just as binding as a written offer.
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