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Jenny, I was wondering if you could help me. I do apologise
Hello Jenny, I was wondering if you could help me. I do apologise in advance for the wall of text. The situation is complicated (as always). Background: I was made aware yesterday that my position is … read more
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Hi Jenny, Me again, ok so the plot thickens. I have been told today at work that I have now gone in to consolation at work for redundancy. I have worked there for 23 months, I am having a meeting with… read more
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