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I'm waiting for a formal capability procedure which I
I'm waiting for a formal capability procedure which I believe is unfair. What are my options?… read more
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I am working years 4 months in an IT department of online
Hi, I am working for 2 years 4 months in an IT department of online discount shop. My Head of Department (HoD) started an informal capability process at start of June. I was told that he will send me … read more
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Ben. I was an outstanding and star employee.However, have
Hi Ben. I was an outstanding and star employee.However, have suffered from harassment and victimism at work for the past year as the new manager did not support my job. The unfair treatment and assaul… read more
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I am a head of faculty in a large secondary school, and I have
I am a head of faculty in a large secondary school, and I have two other people in the department with responsibility to lead their subjects, whilst I have oversight. However one of them has what I ca… read more
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Hello. I hope you can help me. I work for a large supermarket
Hello. I hope you can help me. I work for a large supermarket chain and have done so for nearly 13 years now. I am battling depression which I have had on and off. I relapsed more than 8 years ago and… read more
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Hi, My wife is an Oxford graduate in Modern Languages.
Hi, My wife is an Oxford graduate in Modern Languages. She has been teaching French and Spanish in schools for over 20 years and has been at her current school for 18 years. She is 51 years old and at… read more
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I work as a Deputy manager for a private health care
hello, I work as a Deputy manager for a private health care company. I have been off work due to a work related back injury since the 5th October. I have been signed off work cause i have been diagnos… read more
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I am currenly in a cleaning managers role. We won a globle
I am currenly in a cleaning managers role. We won a globle contract in June to go live in September of this year. I was asked by my line manager if I would help him transition the cleaning on our new … read more
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I have been off sick since October 2011 due to stress brought
I have been off sick since October 2011 due to stress brought on by work where I was taken into the managers office, and had meetings with him and my supervisor to say that my work was not up to scrat… read more
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I have worked for my current employer for almost 3 years. General
I have worked for my current employer for almost 3 years. General Manager in office. On the 11th of April I was called into a meeting with my boss and a manager from our head office in Dartford. I had… read more
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Basically in early february I had a meeting with my manager
Basically in early february I had a meeting with my manager to discuss my sickness record as I have had 19 absences in the past year, mainly due to recurring respiratory illness. At this meeting my ma… read more
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Hi, My partner is being bullied at work by his managers.
Hi, My partner is being bullied at work by his managers. He is attending a meeting today where he may be advising that he will be raising a grievance. The bullying does not come under the equality act… read more
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One of our employees has a final written warning about absenteeism,
One of our employees has a final written warning about absenteeism, sickness and lateness which was issues on 13/02/2012 and runs for a year. He has just taken 2 days off sick this week for an ongoing… read more
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My company has a female employee aged circa 60 years whose
My company has a female employee aged circa 60 years whose ability to fulfil her job has steadily deteriorated for the past three years to the point where she is now making serious errors which are da… read more
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Hi We have a sales rep who soesnt seem to be pulling his
Hi We have a sales rep who soesn't seem to be pulling his weight. He seems to be happy with his salary and brings in small sales. Is it perfectly reasonable for us to now set sales targets for him to … read more
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I reported feeling stressed to my manager in Oct 09, she failed
I reported feeling stressed to my manager in Oct 09, she failed to conduct a return to work interview or refer me to our occupational health due (I have evidence of the return to work form not filled … read more
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i was diagnosed with gilberts syndrome (a stress induced illness
i was diagnosed with gilberts syndrome (a stress induced illness with genetic links) two months ago i have lost 2 stone in weight in last 6 months and have no confidence in my job just the idea of bei… read more
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Please advise how I am to deal with my situation. In may
Please advise how I am to deal with my situation. In may this year I was diagnosed with work related stress and depression. Once I told my employers they immedietely threatened me with de-promotion fr… read more
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