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My wife has been off work sick since 07 September 2016
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We have a pregnant employee who was due to go on maternity
We have a pregnant employee who was due to go on maternity leave 1st Aug, on the 19th July she went home sick as it was a really hot day in the office and she said she couldn't stand the heat. It was … read more
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Hi Ben, I have been with my current employer since January
Hi Ben, I have been with my current employer since January 2008. During this time, We have had several female employees become pregnant and take maternity leave. During their pregnancies, when they ha… read more
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I am 5 months pregnant and suffering from a pregnancy related
I am 5 months pregnant and suffering from a pregnancy related condition called hyperemises. I was originally off sick from 01/02 - my employer reduced my salary to ssp without telling me and refused t… read more
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SSP & Pregnancy If an employee has an entitlement to company
SSP & Pregnancy If an employee has an entitlement to company sick pay for 10 days (lets say) and they have a pregnancy related sickness. Should this come off their 10 days entitlement for the year? Or… read more
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My wife is an employee at a company full time as finance admin since September 2011 and sh
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My wife has been signed off work for 6 weeks with a major hhip
My wife has been signed off work for 6 weeks with a major hhip problem her consultant would not let her go back to work until he was happy that she was on the mend she now has crutches and has gone ba… read more
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hello my friend was on sick leave (unpaid) for 8 weeks continuously due to leg muscle strain. After she came back to work, was informed that she has only 1 day of annual leave left to use and she is s… read more
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looking for some help, i recently had a miscarriage and was
looking for some help, i recently had a miscarriage and was off work for 3 weeks, the first week was self certificated and the following 2 were signed off by the doctor. my company uses the bradford f… read more
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My wife failed to give a 21 day written notification of changing
My wife failed to give a 21 day written notification of changing from Maternity Leave onto sick leave with Post Natal Depression - As a result she went over her 3 months paid maternity leave and was n… read more
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I am 7 months into a high risk pregnancy. I have been referred
I am 7 months into a high risk pregnancy. I have been referred to Occupational Health by my employer but have been told that if they advise that on medical grounds I should reduce my hours, I would ha… read more
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I am pregnant and my work place has ten full paid sick days
I am pregnant and my work place has ten full paid sick days to be taken a year. Due to a previous illness at the start of the financial year. My sick days ran out so when I received my pay in November… read more
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My wife has been signed off work with depression & stress.
My wife has been signed off work with depression & stress. She was signed off on 21-11-2011. She has been with the company over 6 years. Her contract of employment states that she is entitled to 14 we… read more
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If an employees contract states that the Company shall continue
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I have been off work on log-term sick leave since the end of
I have been off work on log-term sick leave since the end of May. I was under the impression that I would receive full pay for six months and the half pay for six months but my employers are saying th… read more
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I have been asked to make a settlement offer for a tribunal
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Hi My wife has informed her employer that she is pregnant
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I was off work till mid october due to a dislocated shoulder
I was off work till mid october due to a dislocated shoulder meanwhile fell pregnant I have been working from mid oct till end of dec on full pay but slightly reduced hours due to pregnancy am i still… read more
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