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Hi there. I am polish so my english is far from perfect. Sorry
Hi there. I am polish so my english is far from perfect. Sorry for that. I've been working for my company for 4 years. On 10th of june i've been signed off from work for work related stress for two we… read more
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My daughter has just been signed off work with work related
My daughter has just been signed off work with work related stress. She has been intimidated and bullied by her immediate boss. We are REALLY worried about her!!!! We are about to go away for a week, … read more
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Hi, My partner has been off sick since April following a breakdown
Hi, My partner has been off sick since April following a breakdown due to sleep deprivation and anxiety and has spent a period in hospital. He has kept his manager up to date with his condition and th… read more
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Can an employee be sacked by an employer whilst that employee
Can an employee be sacked by an employer whilst that employee is on a doctors approved "signed off" sick leave?… read more
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ive been sacked from my company due to sickness,after 8 years
ive been sacked from my company due to sickness,after 8 years service,even no i had certificates and letter from doctor… read more
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The companys sick absence states that if an employee is off
The company's sick absence states that if an employee is off sick for 4 days onwards, the absence must be supported by a doctor's certificate (not sure what they are called now). The company will imbu… read more
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Hi, i have been off work now for 11 weeks, due to a knee problem,
Hi, i have been off work now for 11 weeks, due to a knee problem, where i am in a lot of pain. i have sent in all sick notes, work are demanding that i take in proof of all my appointments etc. i am o… read more
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If i went sick as i,ve got 18 wks sick intiltment with this
If i went sick as i,ve got 18 wks sick intiltment with this company and i am under the doctor with anxiety since this happen could they make the disistion to sack me with out me being there or will th… read more
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Hi, Im still in my probation period at work and im off sick
Hi, Im still in my probation period at work and im off sick with a kidney infection my doctor has advised me to self cert for a week if i get sacked can i appeal etc..… read more
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Can they just sack me or do they have to ensure I have an equitable
Can they just sack me or do they have to ensure I have an equitable exit as I am in poor health? I asked to see the OH doctor as I've a long term neck problem that causes pain and neurological problem… read more
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I have experienced bullying at work, I was given a letter about
I have experienced bullying at work, I was given a letter about performance, just because my colleague who is not performing was given one, on receipt of this letter I swore during conversation, not a… read more
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Hi Can my employer force me to retire through ill health, I have three major illnesses, RA, Angina and I'm diabetic. My sickness record isn't that bad three occasion in 14 months, 5 days, 5 weeks hosp… read more
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Query relating to sickness when on annual leave If an employee
Query relating to sickness when on annual leave If an employee is sick for 7 days or less, it is accepted a self certificate will suffice. And, for a period over 7 days, a GP medical certificate/Fit N… read more
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I am currently a Civil Servant clerical a have had a written
I am currently a Civil Servant clerical a have had a written warning over my sick absense. I was given 8 "trigger" days in Sept which meant my papers would be referred to a decision maker for dismissa… read more
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Type your question here. Ive been off sick for several yeas
Type your question here. I've been off sick for several yeas now and get an incapacity benefit from the jobcentreplus. Can my employer dismiss/sack me whilst I'm on this benefit? I'm fully covered wit… read more
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I have aske my employer to get 2 days off from work as I my
I have aske my employer to get 2 days off from work as I my boyfriend bought me a holiday for my birthday. My boss declined my holiday as one of my colleague going on holiday at the same time, but the… read more
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I was wondering if someone could advise me on the follo
I was wondering if someone could advise me on the following issue: I am currently certified unfit for work by my medical doctor initially from 25th of June until 23rd of July and after further consult… read more
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