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Prior to maternity leave I worked full time. I have returned
Prior to maternity leave I worked full time. I have returned early ie after 20 weeks SMP. I will work 3 days per week for the next few months. Do I get paid as normal for the 3 days I work plus SMP or… read more
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attention of Mr Ben Jones Ben, I still have a member
For the attention of Mr Ben Jones Hi Ben, I still have a member of staff off sick they have been signed off from the 14th November 2014 until 25th February 2015 from the 26th February they wish to sta… read more
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Hi, An Apprentice that I hired on Sept 1 2013, was not registered
Hi, An Apprentice that I hired on Sept 1 2013, was not registered in the Training companies system until Feb 2014(Due to there fault for which they Apologies). Her contract with me finishes on 1 Sept … read more
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Hi, My wife is 35 weeks pregnant and was due to start maternity leave next week.
Hi, My wife is 35 weeks pregnant and was due to start maternity leave next week. She was informed today that she will be made redundant and contract terminated on 27th March. The company will refuse h… read more
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Hello, is an employee entitled to holiday pay who has been on maternit
Hello, is an employee entitled to holiday pay who has been on maternity leave and has written in to confirm that she will not be returning to work now that maternity leave has ended? Thanks, CAS… read more
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Hi I would like to know if i could make a claim or take
Hi I would like to know if i could make a claim or take any form of action against my employer I'm currently 33 weeks pregnant and was due to receive my Statuary Maternity Pay, i received a letter yes… read more
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I began employment with my current employer in June 2011. On
I began employment with my current employer in June 2011. On the 30th October 2012, my employer put 140-150 of us employees on special leave with a view to making us redundant. We have been told this … read more
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We have recently taken on a contract worker (1 year contract)
We have recently taken on a contract worker (1 year contract) and she started her employment in August this year. Her contract specifically states that she is employed on a 1 year contract (3 months t… read more
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hi can i work as register and work as self employed whilst
hi can i work as register and work as self employed whilst on maternity leave and claiming statutory maternity pay until 39 weeks?… read more
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Hi there I am currently 26 weeks and two days pregnant and
Hi there I am currently 26 weeks and two days pregnant and am currently at risk of redundancy. I have a number of questions relating to my entitlements regarding notice period and maternity payments. … read more
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Hi my name is Emily, Im 23 weeks pregnant now an I have a
Hi my name is Emily, I'm 23 weeks pregnant now an I have a question about Statutory Maternity Pay. I read about it in a leaflet NI17A, and I gave some thought to it if I'm entitled to it. My baby's du… read more
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i am currently on maternity leave and am thinking of becoming
i am currently on maternity leave and am thinking of becoming self employed, however my contract of employment states i can't directly or indirectly be engaged in any other profession trade or occupat… read more
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I have an employee who has informed me she is 6 weeks pregnant.
I have an employee who has informed me she is 6 weeks pregnant. She works 19.50 hours weekly for myself and also 10 hours weekly within the local hospital. Who is responsible for paying maternity leav… read more
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Am I entitled to statutory maternity pay from my employers
Am I entitled to statutory maternity pay from my employers when they have dismissed me. I am 8 weeks pregnant and my employers were made aware of my pregnancy as soon as I knew. I have worked for my e… read more
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Hi My wife has informed her employer that she is pregnant
Hi My wife has informed her employer that she is pregnant and has now received a reply, to summarise, the letter states: - She will receive benefits and company maternity pay (which incl. SMP) until h… read more
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Is it allowed for a someone on maternity leave to go to interviews
Is it "allowed" for a someone on maternity leave to go to interviews for alternative job opportunities? It seems that this might not be allowed and that the person might be asked to pay back the salar… read more
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I am on maternity leave at the moment and my employer told
I am on maternity leave at the moment and my employer told me in a recent conversation that, in terms of the structure of my team, what works for the directors is a team where there is one manager and… read more
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I am currently 34 weeks pregnant and had planned to leave my
I am currently 34 weeks pregnant and had planned to leave my full time orofessional job on 2 February using my holiday entitlement to take me up to the date of birth, when my maternity pay will start,… read more
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