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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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I started contracting with company( treated as an employee)in
I started contracting with company( treated as an employee)in september 2010, and went on maternity leave in August 2012. As at the time i went on maternity leave, my renewed contract lapse in january… read more
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Hi, I work for an international company with more than four
Hi, I work for an international company with more than four years continuous employment when the opportunity for a secondment arose within the company: 10-month maternity cover. I applied for the posi… read more
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I am on gardening leave until the end of October. During this
I am on gardening leave until the end of October. During this time the company has recruited for a new position that I have the experience and skills for. They were already in dialogue with someone ab… read more
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I work for NHS in a senior post. Last week I was told that
I work for NHS in a senior post. Last week I was told that the management are restructuring my department, and would go from 15 senior posts to just 5 and that we would all need to apply for the senio… read more
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Hi Ben, I hope all is well with you. My friend is being
Hi Ben, I hope all is well with you. My friend is being made redundant because she gave evidence in a grievance case. The are making her redundant however the job spec for the person they will hire is… read more
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my wife, whilst on maternity leave, has been given a weeks
my wife, whilst on maternity leave, has been given a weeks notice (consultation period) that she may be made redundant. If redundancy is offered, we have various reasons to believe she may have a case… read more
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Hello, Im about to return to work after a year off on maternity
Hello, I'm about to return to work after a year off on maternity leave. My role as a PA has been changed while i was off, so that I now work for two people instead of my previous role of just working … read more
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Hello, I need some help on my current employemnt status.I
Hello, I need some help on my current employemnt status. I will try and keep my question short. I Have been with my current employer for 16 years (i havd a 6 month break 5 years ago) for 14 of these y… read more
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My brother-in-law is the manager of a branch of a betting shop
My brother-in-law is the manager of a branch of a betting shop chain. He has been in the role for 8 years and is 59. That industry, or at least that part of it that hasn't embraced the internet, is no… read more
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My company are currently making around 90 redundancies in an
My company are currently making around 90 redundancies in an attempt to remove some corporate management which it is felt creates complexity in the business. The correct redundancy processes are being… read more
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Is there a threshold at which changes to a job mean it is not
Is there a threshold at which changes to a job mean it is not a significant change and therefore consultation does not need to happen? If one more senior job changes less than 50% by absorbing a more … read more
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Hi, My partner has today found out that the NHS organisation
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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My firm is about to make 7 of us redundant due to systems changes,
My firm is about to make 7 of us redundant due to systems changes, our roles will no longer be available as the work is going to be taken on by other members of staff within the company. They have cre… read more
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I work as a Rent & Income Accountant for a london based Housing
I work as a Rent & Income Accountant for a london based Housing Association & was made redundant in January 2011 & currently manage two staff & working a 3 month notice. My previous role within the co… read more
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Ben, thank you for your answer yesterday, and on reflection
Ben, thank you for your answer yesterday, and on reflection I have a couple of further questions Im hoping you can help me with, I trust this is covered within my months subscription? Whilst on matern… read more
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Im on maternity leave - due back end of May 2010, and was told
Im on maternity leave - due back end of May 2010, and was told last week (by a new boss who has been in the role a month) that my role as a Category Manager has been made redundant (effective immediat… read more
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I had my first consultation meeting today. We agreed to meeting
I had my first consultation meeting today. We agreed to meeting again on Friday. It is just my role that is at threat. Can I delay the meeting (or slow the process down) - postponing the actual decisi… read more
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