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Sorry for mail message, I work for a construction company
Hi,sorry for long mail message, I work for a construction company and we have lost a contract and am Told that TUPE will apply from the 2nd November. In summary and without going into lots of detail I… read more
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Hi, I was on maternity over 14 months ago when the our new owner then bought out a rival firm. My counterpart at this rival firm got promoted to group and I was called by the M.D. to say my teams name… read more
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Ben I have been serverd redundancy with a leaving date of
HI Ben I have been serverd redundancy with a leaving date of 31 December 2016 which includes 3 months gardening leave from Dec 2015. My nOTICE PERIOD TO THEM IS 5 WEEKS....is this legal and can I ask … read more
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, I am at a senior grade in a bank. I have had good annual
Hello, I am at a senior grade in a bank. I have had good annual appraisals and have received a bonus related to performance just a month ago. A month ago the manager of the team I work in left, he was… read more
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I have resigned, the company have accepted my resignation and
I have resigned, the company have accepted my resignation and agreed that I don't need to work my 3 months notice and my last working day was last tuesday. They are paying my 3 months in leu from last… read more
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I have been informally notified that I am going to be made
I have been informally notified that I am going to be made redundant from my position, however I haven't yet had formal notification. I joined the contract in September 2011 so have have the 2 years s… read more
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I live an work in Hong Kong as a senior exec of a UK listed
I live an work in Hong Kong as a senior exec of a UK listed company. I have heard that the CEO has interviewed a colleague of mine and offered him my job. I have also heard that people that report to … read more
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Hello - my boss has raised the prospect of putting me onto
Hello - my boss has raised the prospect of putting me onto a formal performance management process. My view is that this is completely unwarranted. It is my new boss who is doing so (he joined in Janu… read more
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I have signed a Heads of terms letter with a new employer who
I have signed a Heads of terms letter with a new employer who has offered me a partnership in their business. I commenced work for them 3 months ago and have still not received a contract to sign. If … read more
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hello, I have worked for a company for 7 years and have decided
hello, I have worked for a company for 7 years and have decided to leave. My new job offer means I can only give 4 weeks notice or risk losing the new job. I know that my present employer is not going… read more
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My brother was promoted December last year and received a written
My brother was promoted December last year and received a written revised job specification/description. His increased salary was agreed verbally, though not in writing. He completes time sheets and p… read more
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I have taken voluntary redundancy and due to finish work on
I have taken voluntary redundancy and due to finish work on 20/7/12. I went for a job interview today and won a jon but they require me to start on 16/7. What are my rights I have to know bt 28/6 afte… read more
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Due to several reasons I have recently been looking for a new
Due to several reasons I have recently been looking for a new job. My employers led me to believe that a promotion was on the cards when it turns out its not, my line manager left to move to a new off… read more
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I have resigned from my company after 26 years. My employer
I have resigned from my company after 26 years. My employer wants me to work a 3 months notice period even though i think it is 1 month. I seem to have no official contract or handbook and my employer… read more
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Hello, How do I go about Proving Constructive Dismissal I
Hello, How do I go about Proving Constructive Dismissal? I have been subjected to verbal Abuse and other things from my Supervisor at work and I have lodged a Greavence with my Employer. Though my Bos… read more
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Is it allowed for a someone on maternity leave to go to interviews
Is it "allowed" for a someone on maternity leave to go to interviews for alternative job opportunities? It seems that this might not be allowed and that the person might be asked to pay back the salar… read more
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Hello, hope you can help I handed my written notice in
Hello, hope you can help? I handed my written notice in on the 27th October 2010 and gave 6 weeks notice so leaving on the 7th December. my employer yesterday 1st November put me on garden leave until… read more
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Hi, I resigned from my job of 14 years on 10th October, I felt
Hi, I resigned from my job of 14 years on 10th October, I felt I had no choice but to resign, various events had led up to my resignation all detailed in a Grievance Hearing held in September, I had b… read more
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