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An employee has been employed continuously with the same
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Hi Ben, I have a pregnant employee who is on probation period.
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If my partner falls pregnant during her 6 month probation period
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Hi, My partner has today found out that the NHS organisation she works for is being restructured and part of which means her role (a band 6 role) will no longer exist. She has been told by her HR depa… read more
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hi, i have worked for the same company for almost 17 years.
hi, i have worked for the same company for almost 17 years. within the last couple of months the MD has resigned and another directore is stepping in. the previous MD had allowed me to work from home … read more
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I have been asked to make a settlement offer for a tribunal
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Hello, I would like to ask a question on behalf of my wife, who whilst pregnant has endured harassment and victimisation from 3 women. One woman was an employee and the other two women (sister's) were… read more
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i am currently on maternity leave from work.i have just contacted
i am currently on maternity leave from work.i have just contacted work to ask about taking the holidays i have acrued whilst on leave.my maternity leave began at the beginning of august so there has b… read more
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