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I am now 3 weeks suspended while my work are investigating
Hi, I am now 3 weeks suspended while my work are investigating an allegation, allegedly made by more than 1 member of staff that I have said some controversial things about our students! I have not sa… read more
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I am a barrister in South Wales. I lost my temper in court
I am a barrister in South Wales. I lost my temper in court and swore. I have been suspended from work and I have been given two options. Either bring my period of squatting to an end (I am not a tenant in chambers, though I did have an application in) or go for a disciplinary hearing. My intention is to resign as I wasn't happy at chambers (partly the reason for my outburst) but I am worried about the effect of resigning whilst on suspension on future career prospects. So far no disciplinary proceedings have been started, so I was wondering what the effects on references is likely to be. … read more
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I have been suspended by my employer for a discussion I had
I have been suspended by my employer for a discussion I had during a night out. It was related to alcohol and drugs etc. The next day I have been told I am suspended, and to go to meeting on Monday. T… read more
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I am enquiring wrt my friend. he is currently going through
I am enquiring wrt my friend. he is currently going through a disciplinary process for over 8 months! the employer took a long time initially and in the meanwhile due to the enormous stress (he separated from his family, his immediate famlyissues etc) he went in to clinical depression. He is on medication and currently going through counselling etc. The case is still going but his mental health is now deteriorated and his therapist is suggesting to get an end to this. The question we have is Can he resign with immediate affect? If yes, what are the consequences in terms of the investigations and disciplinary process - which is 2/3 complete i.e. investigation not concluded but near conclusion bar another round of questions … read more
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My sister has been suspended from Ladbrokes and is extremely
My sister has been suspended from Ladbrokes and is extremely upset, apparently it is to do with a bet amendment she has been invited to a meeting today and has been told she is not entitled to take an… read more
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Am currently on suspension and due hearing soon however
hi am currently on suspension and due for a hearing soon however after seeing the reports they have on I can not cope with the situation as most of the allegations have been fabricated. I am currently… read more
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- I am self employed as a Ltd Co contractor. I have just
Hello - I am self employed as a Ltd Co contractor. I have just completed a contract, & interviewed for another role in the same organisation. I was offered the job during the interview, subject to a r… read more
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I have been dismissed and accuesed of falsifying time sheets.
I have been dismissed and accuesed of falsifying time sheets. I explained to my employee that I was using the hours which were saved from fixed contracted hours with our client to pay either people wh… read more
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Hi I resigned on 15/11/2012 to take up a new post in another
Hi I resigned on 15/11/2012 to take up a new post in another organisation. On 20/11/2011 a colleague falsely accused me of 'smelling of alcohol' at work. A investigative interview is being conducted. … read more
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I have been asked to a formal investigation meeting at work
I have been asked to a formal investigation meeting at work as i have recently misplaced my work phone. This has happened previously and a laptop was stolen from my car 3/4 months ago - though nothing… read more
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Hi I have been suspended from work re an investigation can
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I am the Operations Manager of an Independent Fostering Agency.
I am the Operations Manager of an Independent Fostering Agency. I have been suspended from work for asking the CEO a question in a meeting with my team which he felt was not acceptable. The company ha… read more
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Hello I have been accused in work of causing a road traffic
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Hello, how long can you suspend an employee for without telling
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I had an injury at work about 3 months ago, and have been unable to perform any duties since because of the prolapsed disc the fall from the horse caused. i have been increasingly concerned by differe… read more
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I recently e-mailed a document to my organisation's Website Editor for publication on the website. Unfortunately I attached the wrong document - I sent a Private and Confidential one in error. The Web… read more
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