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If I am re-employed in a different post (following a gap of
If I am re-employed in a different post (following a gap of a month) with a new contract by the same company following voluntary severance from my current post under a compromise agreement, will this … read more
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I have been made redundant whilst on maternity leave. The company started to talk to me about my 'intentions' for returning to work on the 9th Feb. In the initial meeting my boss informed me that a me… read more
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Hi, My wife is 35 weeks pregnant and was due to start maternity leave next week.
Hi, My wife is 35 weeks pregnant and was due to start maternity leave next week. She was informed today that she will be made redundant and contract terminated on 27th March. The company will refuse h… read more
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My wife has been with her present employers for around 10 months.
My wife has been with her present employers for around 10 months. She holds the position of Stock Controller. The aim of the role was to manage the external supply base to ensure full and on time deli… read more
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Hi, My mother-in-law has been informed by way of a meeting
Hi, My mother-in-law has been informed by way of a meeting at her school that all contracts for teaching assistants are being terminated in September 2013 and that their options are that there are fiv… read more
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What are my rights with regards XXXXX XXXXX? the company
What are my rights with regards XXXXX XXXXX? the company I work for has recently started the redundancy process telling me my job was safe so were my hours. They in turn made 4 people redundant. On Mo… read more
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My wife is returning to work after 26 weeks of statutory maternity leave. She is using accrued holidays to extend her time off by an additional 7 weeks. She has been told her job no longer exists and … read more
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(For the attention of Ben Jones) Hi. The situation. Employee
(For the attention of Ben Jones) Hi. The situation. Employee A was employed by Co A for the best part of 11 years. Co A outsourced employee A's role (Receptionist) to Co B approx 1 year ago. Currently… read more
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My HR role at Sunrise senior living has been made redundant
My HR role at Sunrise senior living has been made redundant I am now on garden leave employment end date 31/01/2012. I shared an office with a lady who does the resident billing and works part time, h… read more
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My fiancee is on maternity and due to return to work in November
My fiancee is on maternity and due to return to work in November (although she was considering extending this). She doesn't wish to go back full time, so contacted her boss recently to discuss her opt… read more
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My employer has been trying to get me to change my contract
My employer has been trying to get me to change my contract hours making me now work the six hours I can do from home in the office after I came back to work after been off sick for five months due to… read more
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I live and work in Scotland. My original contract of employment
I live and work in Scotland. My original contract of employment four years ago was as Engineering Secretary to the Engineering Manager. My job title was then amended to Engineering Admin Supervisor wh… read more
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Hi My wife is again under threat of redundancy. This
Hi My wife is again under threat of redundancy. This time they say they need to reduce staff costs. There are four technicians and three engineers. The most senior technician has announced he will be … read more
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My wife is currently on maternity leave. Her company has announced
My wife is currently on maternity leave. Her company has announced that they want to make redundancies in her team. Tehy have now discusse wiht al in the team that their roles are at risk and they are… read more
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hello 4 months ago the manufacturing company i work for closed
hello 4 months ago the manufacturing company i work for closed it's production fascility, i was 1 of the 10 from 90 people to be kept on. prior to closure i worked in the engineering dept and i was ke… read more
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During a restructuring I was selected to be removed from the
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My wife is under notice of redundancy effective 31/12/2010.
My wife is under notice of redundancy effective 31/12/2010. She has worked at the same company for the last 10 years. History as follows; 2000-2008 5 days full time - £50k salary prior to maternity le… read more
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Hi, My wife has been employed on a part-time (13 hours per
Hi, My wife has been employed on a part-time (13 hours per week) basis at a local pre-prep school for the past 18 months. The school is now merging with another locally for financial reasons and a num… read more
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