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On the 16th December I was advised that my organisation was
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I have detailed below my current position I believe I have a very strong case in asking for redundancy, would you please have a look at it and respond? I Started working for FGH in October 1998 the ro… read more
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I have recently been made redundant.I was given no prior
I have recently been made redundant. I was given no prior warnings (written or verbal) from my employer, nor warned I was at risk of being made redundant. Approximately 2 weeks prior to being made red… read more
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Redundancy within our finance department. Staff are head of
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Hi Really could do with some advice, and sorry in advance
Hi Really could do with some advice, and sorry in advance if this is too long. I have been with my Company for 7.5 years, and in December 2011 they advertised for 2 roles (both the same). I applied fo… read more
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Hi Ben, I hope all is well with you. My friend is being
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