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We have a pregnant employee who was due to go on maternity
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Hi, we have a nanny who is on maternity leave. Prior to her
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I need some assistance on a redundancy payment situation please.
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Hello We have an employee who has completed her nine months
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Hi My wife currently owns her own hairdressing salon. She
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My fiancee is on maternity and due to return to work in November
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A female employee is off on long-term sick leave. She had
A female employee is off on long-term sick leave. She had received 3 months company sick pay followed by 3 months SSP at the beginning of her illness. Afterwards, she remained in unpaid employment due… read more
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If an employee is made redundant whilst on sabbatical or other
If an employee is made redundant whilst on sabbatical or other period of voluntary unpaid leave, does the employer have to pay for the notice period or does the employee just work out his/her notice d… read more
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We have an employee who was contracted to work 16 hours a week
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Hi My wife has informed her employer that she is pregnant
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Hi there, I recently raised a grievance against my employer
Hi there, I recently raised a grievance against my employer as they refused to pay me my holidays before my maternity as I was on long-term sickness and they said I had not accrued them. They did not … read more
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Is an employee entitled to be paid for public holidays (1st/2nd
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A new employee start trial since 14th Feb.2011. we have given
A new employee start trial since 14th Feb.2011. we have given her the contract to sign but she never returned the signed contract to us. after 2 months trial, we are not satisfied with her performance… read more
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Is it allowed for a someone on maternity leave to go to interviews
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Hi Ben Apologies but I need advice. I spoke with my nanny
Hi Ben Apologies but I need advice. I spoke with my nanny re the new requirements and asked her to come back within a a week this was on Wed 16th I did not hear from her a week later so sent a friendl… read more
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I was a full time employee with 20 days holidays plus 5 bank
I was a full time employee with 20 days holidays plus 5 bank i then went on maternity and returned in the may part time. being part time i now have 11.2 days including bank however my employer says i … read more
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