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We have a staff member who has been with us a year. She has
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We have recently taken on a contract worker (1 year contract)
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we have a small fish and chip shop employing 5 part time workers (16 hours each). One of them has only worked with us for 9 months and is not pulling her weight, she has been spoken to several times b… read more
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Hi my name is Emily, Im 23 weeks pregnant now an I have a
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I have been made redundant when I was pregnant(10 weeks before
I have been made redundant when I was pregnant(10 weeks before due date).I have been working for a company over 2 years and under TUPE transfer new company took over.Working for 6 weeks for the new co… read more
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Hi, A member of staff told us me this morning she is pregnant
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