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I have worked for my father in a family firm for 20 years and
I have worked for my father in a family firm for 20 years and a lot of my employment rights have been ignored. I am a Company Director but he wishes to sell the company - He has made my working life v… read more
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Hi i am workimg on a 8 week night contract driving a hgv I have done 3 and half weeks on nights my company has just phoned me saying that i must not go to work the next 2 nights then work friday morni… read more
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I am under contract unit 2016. The contract is being change
I am under contract unit 2016. The contract is being change and I will be layed off in 2 months. The contract will remain in affect put man power is being reduce. Do I have any rights?… read more
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Good evening, My employer has a high turnover of staff due
Good evening, My employer has a high turnover of staff due to poor management and lack of business structure. During my employment, which is two years, I have seen twenty two people leave the company … read more
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I have worked as a self employed Will writing consutant for
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I have recently raised a grievance with my Chairman, concerning
I have recently raised a grievance with my Chairman, concerning outstanding expenses which have been incurred for travel to and from an office that I agreed to run on an interim basis when the origina… read more
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I started work with my current employer 4 years ago after being
I started work with my current employer 4 years ago after being a lorry driver. I am employed as a Grade 3 administator. They were eager to employ me as a week after I joined the person who trained me… read more
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I have been off sick for 4 months pre and post operative. Having gone back to work last week my employer informed me that he had applied to the company's board of directors to have a full-time PA alth… read more
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I have been working for a local hotel/restaurant/spa since beginning of August, starting as a kitchen porter. After 3 weeks, I was told that when they got a new kitchen porter, I would be a trainee ch… read more
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Gradually my responsibilities and role have been eroded. Recently a director-level secretary who had been off for 11 months following cancer treatment returned to work, not to her original job (which … read more
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Hello, I am one of four airfield shift electricians, we have all been working on shift as airfield ground lighting electricians for 21 years , we joined the current company that has the contract under… read more
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I have been employed for 8 years as Manager/Company Secretary for 8 years at at Golf Club. The last Council Meeting I attended I arrived to find one of the Council Officials had requested another Coun… read more
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I have worked for my compnay for 20 years with no problems, since new management has been bought in i feel my face does not fit and they want rid of me. 2 years ago they offered me a payoff - they wou… read more
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I am the CEO of a small mutual - employed almost a year. I
I am the CEO of a small mutual - employed almost a year. I am being undermined by my board and may have to resign and claim constructive dismissal -what should I be looking to establish and what are t… read more
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i have just been made redundant from a 8 year outside contract,but
i have just been made redundant from a 8 year outside contract,but the company are now doing my job internaly and taken on more staff to cover the positions is this unlawful dismissal… read more
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I am employed in the UK for a Dutch based Company with UK offices.
I am employed in the UK for a Dutch based Company with UK offices. My employer of 10 years wishes to change my grade, salary and bonus as part of a worldwide drive to downgrade, and reduce costs of, m… read more
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Hello I work for an engineering company and I started employment
Hello: I work for an engineering company and I started employment in January of this year. The company has differant "grades" for differant areas of work. I was employed as "grade 6" which, in their t… read more
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