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I have been made redundant whilst on maternity leave. The
I have been made redundant whilst on maternity leave. The company started to talk to me about my 'intentions' for returning to work on the 9th Feb. In the initial meeting my boss informed me that a me… read more
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Hello, I am currently working in the public sector and my whole team's jobs have been disestablished due to a restructure and we are now at risk of redundancy as none of us have been matched to any ro… read more
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Hello I have worked for my employer for the past 15 years, my employer operates a seasonal business but has key staffs that are employed all year round to which I am one of them. There are approximate… read more
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I am currently under notice for redundancy, i applied for a
I am currently under notice for redundancy, i applied for a position that all the managers advised me to do so but have been unsuccessful. I now have 2.5 weeks left and they still have not looked any … read more
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I run a small engineering business in the UK which started in March 2011 employing 6 staff. One employee ( male) was recruited specifically in March 2011 for a full time 40 hr per week admin/clerical … read more
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I am the co-owner of a small private nursery. One of our employees, who has been with us for a year but is not under contract, did not return to work on Tuesday after having 4 weeks paid holiday. We t… read more
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Hi, my situation is as follows I worked for a company continuously
Hi, my situation is as follows: I worked for a company continuously for 4 years ( but never had a written contract). I became hill and was off sick for long time; they were not sympathetic with my sit… read more
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We are a small family owned business employing 10 staff. Due to a reduction in business we may have to look at Laying off a number of employees until the work picks up. We do not have any express term… read more
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I have been employed in the public sector and part of the Civil Service Compensation Scheme for over 20 years. My job has been put at risk and have started 90 day consultation. Have been informally to… read more
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we currenty at our club, have a big down turn on business,
we currenty at our club, have a big down turn on business, the club is in big trouble, one of the reasons is our bar managers wages, we as a club want to make the managers position redundant, so manag… read more
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I am a committee member of a local club, we employ 4 staff and want to reorganise our staffing structure which means we will need to make 2 part time staff redundant. One of the staff involved is a ma… read more
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i run a small business and 2 of the 8 staff are no surplus to requirements due to a drop in business and the fact that we have outsourced a lot of the work that they were involved in. Also 1 of them i… read more
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