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Ben. I have a strong feeling I will be made redundant due to
Hi Ben. I have a strong feeling I will be made redundant due to our company's acquisition. My question is, can I be made redundant once having handed in my notice (3 mths), and outside of doing someth… read more
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A few months ago I had an informal chat about possible
A few months ago I had an informal chat about possible changes in the dept I work in and that they might wish to move me sideways to promote another. The Company announced the promotion then advised m… read more
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My company has announced a restructure and my Jodie is being
My company has announced a restructure and my Jodie is being downgraded by one grade but significantly will therefore no longer be considered a senior manager role. I have been offered the role with p… read more
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My wife has been offered voluntary redundancy which she accepted
My wife has been offered voluntary redundancy which she accepted in writing. She has a letter stating that she has been accepted for redundancy. Today when she arrived at work she was told she can not… read more
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Ben I wonder if you could advise me on something. My current
Hi Ben I wonder if you could advise me on something. My current employer confirmed my role was redundant on Mon 28 Sep 15 and served me 2 months notice of termination as per my contract of employment,… read more
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Ben I have been serverd redundancy with a leaving date of
HI Ben I have been serverd redundancy with a leaving date of 31 December 2016 which includes 3 months gardening leave from Dec 2015. My nOTICE PERIOD TO THEM IS 5 WEEKS....is this legal and can I ask … read more
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Hi Ben, I work in the public sector. My organisation is restructuring
Hi Ben, I work in the public sector. My organisation is restructuring and we have been told there will be no redundancies, but many jobs and reporting lines will change. I am currently a middle manage… read more
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i have been given a letter that says my job is at risk for
i have been given a letter that says my job is at risk for redundancy and with 30 days they will tell me whether i am will be made redunandt or not. I will be made redundant as the company is being so… read more
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I am currently in the position of having been informed that
I am currently in the position of having been informed that my role is at risk and is likely to be made redundant. I expect to be given the formal redundancy notice next week. I have been in the role … read more
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I have taken voluntary redundancy and due to finish work on
I have taken voluntary redundancy and due to finish work on 20/7/12. I went for a job interview today and won a jon but they require me to start on 16/7. What are my rights I have to know bt 28/6 afte… read more
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I was a private secretary to a senior person at work for 2
I was a private secretary to a senior person at work for 2 years. In August 2011 went on career leave for up to one year and, just as I went on leave, my boss told me he was also leaving. When I conta… read more
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have just been placed on garden leave and would like to speak
have just been placed on garden leave and would like to speak to someone and this and constructive dissmissal… read more
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I was put at risk of redundancy before christmas 2011, i have
I was put at risk of redundancy before christmas 2011, i have 12 years+ long service and i am 41. The date i was given ,that i would know if i was to be made redundant was Jan 17th 2012. I was told th… read more
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Hi, I work for a large multinational blue chip Aerospace and
Hi, I work for a large multinational blue chip Aerospace and Defence company. The Company announced a series of redundancies during September 2011 which directly affect me. The company has set up an o… read more
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I trust my role have been diminished as my company which is
I trust my role have been diminished as my company which is a Consultancy, were to employed me as a cost manager. However, they now decide this is not happening Though, they advice that they are not g… read more
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Hello I have just been put at risk of redundancy and on garden
Hello I have just been put at risk of redundancy and on garden leave until 02 dec 2011. However the company has asked me to continue to work and resolve issues/ train the team where my role has been d… read more
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I have been made at risk for redundancy and although my contract
I have been made at risk for redundancy and although my contract and the redundancy terms state that I have 3 months notice period, my "at risk' period is only one month after which I will be made red… read more
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I have today been informed my role at work is under consideration
I have today been informed my role at work is under consideration for redundancy, which after 34 years is a massive shock. I am now on unspecified ' garden leave' awaiting the company secretary to con… read more
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