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I would like to get some advice on my situation at work and
hi I would like to get some advice on my situation at work and what can I do in my case … read more
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i am a solicitor myself and currently on maternity leave. During
i am a solicitor myself and currently on maternity leave. During my pregnancy I did not receive much support from my employers (for example it was insinuated that i wasn't interested in the job anymor… read more
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Dear Sir/Madam, I need advice on two related employment
Dear Sir/Madam, I need advice on two related employment matters. Firstly, I have been offered to take over the catering/canteen facilities at a factory (factory A), in order to do this I have register… read more
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Hi,my husband got suspended today for purchasing an item (he
Hi,my husband got suspended today for purchasing an item (he has the receipt which is counter signed by another member of staff)which is below the recommended selling price he works for tesco ,he had … read more
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I have been forced to make a member of my staff compulsorary
I have been forced to make a member of my staff compulsorary redundant. She initially came into the company with her husband as a part time book keeper. Her husband sold the company lock stock and bar… read more
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I am a just starting a new cleaning business as a Sole Trader
I am a just starting a new cleaning business as a Sole Trader and have won an office cleaning contract. The company informed their current cleaners and they have said under TUPE law I would have to of… read more
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Hello, I have been accused of taking drugs at our Xmas party
Hello, I have been accused of taking drugs at our Xmas party based on the fact people around me were taking them however, I was not involved at all although my friends were and I have been accused and… read more
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Ok so heres the next stage. I need to consider the legal implications
Ok so here's the next stage. I need to consider the legal implications about 'retiring' my parents. They hold 10% of class A shares, are not directors but have invested a lot of money into the busines… read more
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Thanks Ben for your advice. Bearing in mind I have no formal
Thanks Ben for your advice. Bearing in mind I have no formal contract, only a letter setting out 10 terms of employment, I cannot go for breach of contract, unless bullying or speaking to an employee … read more
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Please could you advise me,I wish to make a my wife redundant,
Please could you advise me,I wish to make a my wife redundant, who is director of the UK business, who is employed by the UK company to translate and support her company in Romania. The Romanian compa… read more
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All signs are that this small firm will be closing shortly. i.e. within say, six months at
All signs are that this small firm will be closing shortly. i.e. within say, six months at the most. Over the past 4 months there has been shortening of working hours, breaks formerly paid now unpaid … read more
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My husband and his business partner parted ways three years
My husband and his business partner parted ways three years ago . The partner did something that could have lost us all our jobs due to health & safety issues found in a audit that was carried out by … read more
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My employer has given notice to all employees that he is closing
My employer has given notice to all employees that he is closing the firm on 30th September 2011 as the firm has been failing for some time. It is a small firm with about 11 employees and we are all b… read more
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The company I resigned from earlier this year started to default
The company I resigned from earlier this year started to default on salary payments from October 2010. Intermittent payments were made, sometimes up to 6 weeks late although we were sent our payslips … read more
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My husband and I recently separated.He is a company director,I
My husband and I recently separated.He is a company director,I was an employee of his company. After separation he closed down his business, opened another, I received my p45.Are their grounds for unf… read more
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My husband owned a Company of which he was sole trader until
My husband owned a Company of which he was sole trader until September of this year, when unfortunately we have had to cease trading due to bad debts etc, we are currently undergoing bankruptcy procee… read more
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I have just taken over a bussiness in the last week that
I have just taken over a bussiness in the last week that was a limited company, the business is now a partnership with my wife. since taking over and been able to get a full picture of the financial s… read more
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If a company is insolvant and all employees made redundant. Then
If a company is insolvant and all employees made redundant. Then a week later the company is sold (assets and goodwill) to a new buyer, who changes the name slightly (adds Ltd after trading name). Q1.… read more
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