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Redundancy, further to last posts I want to know if I have now got something to go to tribunal with? I have now been given my redundancy notice. A. The initial announcement that my role is redundant t… read more
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My line manager left the company early Jan– I work as a PA – that was followed by restructure joining two business units under one MD. The new MD didn't make any contact with me and following many ema… read more
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Hello Yesterday I was advised my role has been identified as being at risk of redundancy and that there will now be a 30 day consultation period before it is confirmed. I only been back in work 4 week… read more
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I asked my line manager if i could be made redundant and was told my position was not redundantable...i therefore had no alternative other than to resign to take up another job offer. My list of jobs … read more
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I feel I have been treated unfairly after being at risk of
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Hello Is 24 hours too short a time to give an answer between being presented with a completely new job description and new package during a consultation process?… read more
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