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MY role became essentially became redundant after my uni
Hi! MY role became essentially became redundant after my uni merged with another 1st August and I was TUPEd across. I was told they have a role for me to move into but after 4 months (I was initially … read more
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Hi Ben, I work in the public sector. My organisation is restructuring
Hi Ben, I work in the public sector. My organisation is restructuring and we have been told there will be no redundancies, but many jobs and reporting lines will change. I am currently a middle manage… read more
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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 am qualified as an IT specialist AND and architect but my
I am qualified as an IT specialist AND and architect but my employers have made all IT staff redundant without attemping to redeploy me in an architectural post.… 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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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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Dear Solicitor, If you are facing redundancy as two similar
Dear Solicitor, If you are facing redundancy as two similar jobs are to be merged into one, is there any way you can insist that the deciding interview is done by an external person rather than your c… read more
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My fiancee is on maternity and due to return to work in November
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My employer has advised me that the role I carry out will be
My employer has advised me that the role I carry out will be absorbed into a new larger role. He tells me that I need to apply for the role (along with others who may decide to go for the role). He ha… read more
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Hi, I work for a Univeristy and have MS although I need no
Hi, I work for a Univeristy and have MS although I need no reasonable adjustments. Since I joined the Uni my PRDP has included an element of succession planning in appreciation that my role is below m… read more
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I have a number of Polish staff in my business. All have learnt
I have a number of Polish staff in my business. All have learnt English during their employment apart from two. After 2-3 years, their English has not improved at all. I wish to make fluency in Englis… read more
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I have been a Business Manager running a Charity, Voluntary
I have been a Business Manager running a Charity, Voluntary organisation for 12 years. On the 26th July the CEO from the main Group organisation (we were a subsidiary) called a staff meeting. Before t… 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 feel I have been treated unfairly after being at risk of
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My current role is Marketing Manager reporting to the Marketing
My current role is Marketing Manager reporting to the Marketing Director, there are 2 Marketing Managers in my Divison including myself. My collegaue decided to leave the role and handed in their noti… read more
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I am taking a case to Tribunal for unfair dismissal due to
I am taking a case to Tribunal for unfair dismissal due to redundancy. The case hinges on whether I should have been offered an alternative vacancy for a lower paid job which I was capable of doing. T… read more
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Im an employer and I am no longer able to afford an employee.
I'm an employer and I am no longer able to afford an employee. The employee has been working since December 2005/January/February 2006 (unsure exactly) until present in a residential property as a gen… read more
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I am currently on Maternity Leave and have indicated my intention
I am currently on Maternity Leave and have indicated my intention to return to work in January next year Leave (after 12 months leave i.e I am on Additional Maternity). I am also currently 4 month pre… read more
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