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I have worked for the same company for 13 years and have always
I have worked for the same company for 13 years and have always had a 25 day holiday allowance (not incl Bank Holidays) but then also an additional 3.5 days holiday per year for the period between Chr… read more
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I have worked for a company for 41/2 years, as a pilot, with a contract which set out my terms and conditions. The contract stipulates a 38 hour working week. Since Sep 2012, by mutual agreement, I st… read more
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I was given notice by my employer that my company is making under 20 people redundant. They will begin a consultation this week and I have a meeting this week when it starts. I have been at my company… read more
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I am director of a business. I am currently working my notice
I am director of a business. I am currently working my notice which is 12 months. I have worked 3 months of it. The company is not in great financial shape and I am now not going to be paid this month… read more
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Hello, I am an NHS psychologist with 23.5 years in my current
Hello, I am an NHS psychologist with 23.5 years in my current role. I am 56 years of age. I was placed at risk of redundancy in a meeting and by letter dated 4 July 2012; this letter states that "...y… read more
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I have taken voluntary redundancy and due to finish work on
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i have an employee who has had 10 weeks sick pay in the year
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Could somebody please interpret the following sickness policy wording: An employee will be paid for up to 2 months sickness or injury in any one continuous period of 12 months. I am being told by my e… read more
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1. An employee is absent from the workplace due to sickness,
1. An employee is absent from the workplace due to sickness, at what stage can an employer legally dismiss the employee? 2. An employee propose to return to the workplace having provided a medical cer… read more
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I am the Headteacher of an independent special school and have
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My father has employed a french lorry driver for over 20 years
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ive worked at the same place a total of 3 times ,1st time as
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we are an agency where we have guarenteed hours for staff.unfortunately
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Hello, I live in Scotland and I have been suspended from my employment for just over a week pending investigations into financial irregularities. I work for a small business with only 12 employees, I … read more
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