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An employee who joined the company in 7 April 2015 resigned from his position on 30th June 2015. His contract states 4 weeks notice taking him to 24th July (tomorrow). We asked him to reconsider prior… read more
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I work as a nurse in a London NHS Trust. My unit works Monday
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Hi! i would like to know if my employer is allowed to cut my
Hi! i would like to know if my employer is allowed to cut my holiday entitlement short i get 20.5 days a year as i work only part time 20 hours a week.It state in my contact i can take a quarter of it… read more
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I am currently classed as a "casual" worker. I was offered three choices of continuing employment as well as the option to terminate, at the beginning of February; I advised my company of my decision … read more
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Hi Jenny I emailed you recently about my contract and holiday entitlement. My boss and I cannot reach an amicable agreement what do I need to do now?… read more
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I have an employee who started on the 1st of March, 2011. Thursday
I have an employee who started on the 1st of March, 2011. Thursday the 3rd of March he informed us his Grandad passed away. We give 3 Days leave for these types of situations. But he has not pitched u… read more
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Hi, I work as a shift manager in a food production company.
Hi, I work as a shift manager in a food production company. I have worked here for 21months. The shift pattern is 4 days on 4days off followed by 4 nights on etc. I have 19.5 days holiday entitlement … read more
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My boss told me in November that he is looking to cut my salary
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I have been employed with my present employer for 21 years.
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I am employed in a small independent village store for 37.5
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Hi, I had a chat with my boss 3 weeks ago saying that I could
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My contract was drawn up 7 years ago with it stating i worked
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Can my employer unilaterally change some of my Terms and Conditions
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