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I have handed in my notice and due to leave on 4/2/15 after
I have handed in my notice and due to leave on 4/2/15 after working company past 7 years and 9 months. Ifeel it has been impossible to do my contracted job effectively with no help and am currently be… read more
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I have just been given today notice that my job is a risk.I
I have just been given today notice that my job is a risk. I work in a permanent position on a contract with a client. I have been in my job for 2 years. I have an exemplary employment record, includi… read more
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Im not being made redundant, im a full time employee - been
Im not being made redundant, im a full time employee - been in job for 6 years and i have been told because I have a new line manager he might decide to either keep me in present role or advertise my … read more
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I have a potential constructive dismissal problem. Employed
I have a potential constructive dismissal problem. Employed by company 18 yrs. Major re-org Q1 this year; we were made to apply for new posts, but I was not given job I applied for but another positio… read more
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I have worked for my current employer for 17 years in a variety
I have worked for my current employer for 17 years in a variety of roles. In September 2011 I was advised by the HR dept that the company was considering a proposed restructure and that my role within… read more
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For Ben Jones only. Hi Ben, just asked you the question
For Ben Jones only. Hi Ben, just asked you the question around a business concept after redundancy. My new question is about the redundancy itself (if there's a case to be made for unfair dismissal) a… 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 been in a temporary role for just over 6 years and have
I have been in a temporary role for just over 6 years and have just learnt that at least 3 people in the same organisation who have been in temporary roles for 4 years have now been made substantive. … read more
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I have been informed that my job is at risk due to reducing
I have been informed that my job is at risk due to reducing costs. So it is proposed that there is a reduction in my part time role. They envisage that my role can be shared with another part timer an… read more
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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 have been employed by the same company for 9 years, During
I have been employed by the same company for 9 years, During that time I have been promoted 3 times and I have an excellent performance record. I currently lead a team of five, three of whom are based… read more
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Gradually my responsibilities and role have been eroded. Recently
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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I work for a recruitment company in London. I decided after
I work for a recruitment company in London. I decided after not getting the support I needed in order to do my role and being told by one of my Managers "off the record" that our joint head boss was t… read more
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I would like to know if I may have a case for constructive
I would like to know if I may have a case for constructive dismissal? Over Christmas 2010 and then through Feb to April 2011 I was signed off of work with Depression and work related stress. The depar… read more
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Hi there I would like some advice please. I have been signed
Hi there I would like some advice please. I have been signed off work with stress related illness for the past 4 months. My company have paid me full pay all the time I have been off. The stress was d… read more
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My company is currently restructuring and I have been allocated
My company is currently restructuring and I have been allocated a role. Legally is there Trial Period, after which I can decline the position and put myself forward for redundancy?… read more
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I started work 5 years ago with a group of companies as a graduate
I started work 5 years ago with a group of companies as a graduate manager, towards the end of my 3 year program I was offered a permanent role as a compliance analyst, whilst also applying for a role… read more
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Hi Im a senior manager working for a blue chip company.
Hi I'm a senior manager working for a blue chip company. I've currently been put at risk as my role has been deemed redundant due to a restructure within the company although I believe I have a very g… read more
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