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We held a disciplinary meeting with and employee last week
We held a disciplinary meeting with and employee last week for insubordination. 24 hours notice was given, he was invited to bring a colleague or trade representative and following the meeting a lette… read more
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Hi I have a self employed employee, she has worked for about
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Hi I had a company which employs 5 people, one of them is Asian (Indian). he breached his contract but setting up his company while he was employed by me and now his solicitor send a letter saying tha… read more
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wonder if you could help/advise. My Husband currently works for a large bookmakers and is currently not a member of a union (although looking to join). After a violent incident at work in which my hus… read more
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As a self employed draughtsperson/CAD technician employed for short term work by a very large UK energy company within their contracts division. I registered a limited company to meet their employment… read more
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My husband is 62 years old.He has been employed as an unqualified teacher at the same school for nine years.His capability has never been called into question and he has never been subject to discipli… read more
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i really need advice and help on where i stand... on 11/07/2011 i commenced work at a company called attachment theatre. i was told i would have to work a month in hand and then be paid on 1/09/2011. … read more
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Hi, My partner works as a drayman at a leading company, he works very long hours. He has worked there for two years but is on a new contract - his colleagues are on the old contract which means they w… read more
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