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I have been made redundant whilst on maternity leave. The
I have been made redundant whilst on maternity leave. The company started to talk to me about my 'intentions' for returning to work on the 9th Feb. In the initial meeting my boss informed me that a me… read more
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Ben. You may be able to. I am currently i maternity leave in the last 3 months unpaid
Hi Ben. You may be able to. I am currently i maternity leave in the last 3 months unpaid mat leave. Due to return to work after a year off note 25th may. We have all been issued in my department an at… read more
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Hi, I work for an international company with more than four
Hi, I work for an international company with more than four years continuous employment when the opportunity for a secondment arose within the company: 10-month maternity cover. I applied for the posi… read more
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I wonder if someone could give me some advice? I am currently
I wonder if someone could give me some advice? I am currently on maternity leave (AML), I have requested to return to work back in July to which I had a meeting with the HR Consultant on 31st July. I … read more
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my wife, whilst on maternity leave, has been given a weeks
my wife, whilst on maternity leave, has been given a weeks notice (consultation period) that she may be made redundant. If redundancy is offered, we have various reasons to believe she may have a case… read more
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Hi there I hold a position in a company that had several
Hi there I hold a position in a company that had several roles within. parts of which were the fleet for one division, a PA role, reception mgr, sales and marketing asst. When I went on maternity 3 ye… read more
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I have got to the stage at work where i have developed my team
I have got to the stage at work where i have developed my team and outsourcer to 'do their jobs' so now i have hardly any work to do. people have been made redundant in the company, including my line … read more
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My fiancee is on maternity and due to return to work in November
My fiancee is on maternity and due to return to work in November (although she was considering extending this). She doesn't wish to go back full time, so contacted her boss recently to discuss her opt… read more
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I am coming to the end of maternity leave for my second child.
I am coming to the end of maternity leave for my second child. After my first child was born, I went back to work part time (3 days a week, having previously worked 5 days). My employer agreed to the … read more
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Hi, My partner has today found out that the NHS organisation
Hi, My partner has today found out that the NHS organisation she works for is being restructured and part of which means her role (a band 6 role) will no longer exist. She has been told by her HR depa… 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 work for an awarding body, writing qualification resources
I work for an awarding body, writing qualification resources and materials. There are only 2 of us in the organisation who do this job; my colleague works full time and I work 3 days a week. I am curr… read more
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My wife is currently on maternity leave. Her company has announced
My wife is currently on maternity leave. Her company has announced that they want to make redundancies in her team. Tehy have now discusse wiht al in the team that their roles are at risk and they are… read more
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hi, I am currently on maternity leave and have been informed
hi, I am currently on maternity leave and have been informed that due to restructuring within my department my current position has been made redundant. I was informed of the changes in Oct 2010 and w… read more
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my employer (a charity) is making me redundant while im on
my employer (a charity) is making me redundant while i'm on maternity leave and has not observed my 3 month notice period, giving me only 4 weeks' notice. I'll receive only the statutory minimum redun… read more
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I am a property manager for a retailer and have been selected
I am a property manager for a retailer and have been selected for potential redundancy, I have had the initial consultation meeting and am due to have a second meeting this week. The company is part o… read more
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Im on maternity leave - due back end of May 2010, and was told
Im on maternity leave - due back end of May 2010, and was told last week (by a new boss who has been in the role a month) that my role as a Category Manager has been made redundant (effective immediat… 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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