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I work in London full time and have been continuously
I work in London full time and have been continuously employed for less than 2 years. I was promoted subject to a 6 month probation period only to be informed that I had been unsuccessful and would be… read more
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I have worked for my company (public sector) for 14 years.
For Ben Jones: I have worked for my company (public sector) for 14 years. 12 years at grade 4 in a specialist role which I don't want to name for privacy reasons. For the past two years I have been se… read more
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I was promoted into a senior management role, despite no experience,
I was promoted into a senior management role, despite no experience, at point of offered role, I advised I would need training to do job, despite asking for time to sit down with my line manager (MD)t… read more
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I have been working for my employer for 17 years as a registered
I have been working for my employer for 17 years as a registered nurse. In December 2011 I was seconded to the post of Acting Day Care Sister/Lead Nurse day services. The organisation is now going thr… read more
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Hi, In July 2012, I started a secondment with a different
Hi, In July 2012, I started a secondment with a different department with my current employer who I have been with since September 2008. When the secondment was offered it was stated that the secondme… read more
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Hello, I work for a small/medium private buisness and have
Hello, I work for a small/medium private buisness and have just been told that my job is at risk of redundancy (and am entering a consultation process). This is after having been offered it on a perma… read more
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Please help. I applied for a job of Global Account Manager
Please help. I applied for a job of Global Account Manager and was offered a sales representative role with a promise to reconsider it if I showed ability. I took the sales rep role and was later offi… read more
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Hi I and three of my colleagues were put on notice of potential
Hi I and three of my colleagues were put on notice of potential redundancy. After going through a desktop scoring exercise I was told on the 11th May 2012 that I was no longer at risk of redundancy. M… read more
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Hi, I need advice on redundancy issues. Im an employee. The
Hi, I need advice on redundancy issues. I'm an employee. The company deleted all departmental positions, and created new positions with new job titles. We all had to re apply or be job matched. The jo… read more
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I would like to know if there is any case law regarding suitable
I would like to know if there is any case law regarding suitable alternative employment during redundancy specifically in relation to someone on secondment into a higher role which is available in the… read more
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My husband had a breakdown at the end of march last year. he
My husband had a breakdown at the end of march last year. he went back to work in november. since then he has been seconded to another job. his company wanted medical questions answered which has take… read more
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Following a health check at work, i was told my role was to
Following a health check at work, i was told my role was to be moved to another part of the team. I raised my concern with one of the Managers, and was advised that if I wanted to carry on doing this … read more
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Dear Sir/Madam In the company I work for there are 3 people
Dear Sir/Madam In the company I work for there are 3 people with the same job title and role as me. Only one (me) has been informed that my role is at risk. Is this fair? Many thanks… read more
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As a Facilities Manager - My employer removed two tasks from
As a Facilities Manager - My employer removed two tasks from my role 18 months ago (1) line management of responsiblity and 2) Budget control. And added a new task compliance dutyholder. Now they wish… read more
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i am currentley on maternity leave and under consultation as
i am currentley on maternity leave and under consultation as my job is being made redudant and no suitable alternatives are available . i will be paid in lieu of notice but i am trying to establish wh… read more
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I was suspended on oct 20th from my job. I had been bullied
I was suspended on oct 20th from my job. I had been bullied by my manager for 10 months and had complained about her. I was suspended on issues that I feel I could have defended myself against. I was … read more
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18 months ago I was asked by my boss if I would be willing
18 months ago I was asked by my boss if I would be willing to be seconded to another part of the company to do a higher level job. Whilst the salary for the role was higher I was told I would not get … read more
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I was promoted 2 years ago. However, for various reasons my
I was promoted 2 years ago. However, for various reasons my company are looking at demoting me back to my previous grade. Are they obliged to offer me the package I was on before my promotion?… read more
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