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Redundant, insolvent company, large expense claim to make!
Hi I was made redundant on 25th March while away on holiday, the company is in administration from the 25 march (although some assets have been bought back by a new holding company). I have been send … read more
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I have been with my employer less than one year and have been
I have been with my employer less than one year and have been told my role is 'at risk', but that I am not on official notice of redundancy. I do not wish to stay with the company so can I resign as n… read more
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I have been informally notified that I am going to be made
I have been informally notified that I am going to be made redundant from my position, however I haven't yet had formal notification. I joined the contract in September 2011 so have have the 2 years s… read more
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Can I accept my redundancy payment as an ex gratia payment
Can I accept my redundancy payment as an ex gratia payment providing I sign an indemnity to the effect that I will not make any future claims on the company.… read more
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I am being made redundant from 21st Nov. My company originally
I am being made redundant from 21st Nov. My company originally offered me PILON, although this is not a clause in my contract. They then went on to offer me Garden leave, I refused that as it isn't a … read more
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Hello! I have had to serve one months notice on my sole employee
Hello! I have had to serve one months notice on my sole employee (effectively redundancy) at the end of June (she has been employed for 7 months). I have paid her to the end of July. I also said that … read more
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I have recently been made redundant. Previously I had been
I have recently been made redundant. Previously I had been TUPE'd to this company. They did not provide wageslips for the 1st 3 months & then when they did, the company name was different on the slips… read more
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my husband has been employed for the past 2 years with same
my husband has been employed for the past 2 years with same employer. on friday my husband was told the company was folding and he would be made redundant and to look for other work. my husband went t… read more
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I am a 56 year old Executive earning £100K pa with a marketing
I am a 56 year old Executive earning £100K pa with a marketing agency and am a Board Director with 10 years service and a 3 month notice employment contract. What is the minimum/maximum redundancy fig… read more
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My wife is facing Compulsory redundancy after 9 years service
My wife is facing Compulsory redundancy after 9 years service with her Employer. Her current basic salary is £32k + bonus ( ave 4k per annum ) + benefits ( No car ). Her notice period is 3 months and … read more
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I was employed by a company for 30 years. During the last few
I was employed by a company for 30 years. During the last few months the company had financial problems which in my opinion were self-inflicted by its senior management/directors. Salaries were reduce… read more
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The company we are working for is doing a voluntary liquidation.
The company we are working for is doing a voluntary liquidation. They have started again using a slightly different name. We are not being paid through the new company, but have not had any notice of … read more
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I have just been made redundant and my one month notice does
I have just been made redundant and my one month notice does not finish until the end of this month. I have now been asked if I would return on a rolling weekly freelance employment at reduced wages a… read more
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I have been asked to attend a meeting as a firend of a colleague. He
I have been asked to attend a meeting as a firend of a colleague. He has been served a notice of redundancy on 17.1.11 and is due to leave on 16/2/11 (he has 7 days annual leave to take) He had an int… read more
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The company I worked for went into administration on Friday,
The company I worked for went into administration on Friday, I was told on Thursday! I have also found out that we will not be paid Januarys wage, and that the company did not pay the employers share … read more
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I am working for a company that I handed my notice into which
I am working for a company that I handed my notice into which was for 6 months and agreed that I was happy to work until that period. They then approached me and asked to buy me out of my contract, I … read more
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My employer wants to make me redundant and have offered a severance
My employer wants to make me redundant and have offered a severance package. Part of this is Payment in Lieu of notice which is subject to NI and tax - however, my contract of employment does not make… read more
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employee on a 3 month termination clause. he is now on garden
employee on a 3 month termination clause. he is now on garden leave until his last day in jan 11. do we have to pay him his 3 months salary and car allowance now and any commissions during the garden … read more
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