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I am looking for some guidance - I was called into a formal meeting yesterday where I was told that I had been mystery shopped and I had inputted income incorrectly for the mystery shopper. I had no r… read more
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We have just had a staff restructure and a new post was considered not a 'like for like' role but was sufficient enough to be more than just an alternative post and was identified as a ring fenced tra… read more
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We run a small independant estate agents. One of our sales agents who is 68 years old had major heart surgery, entailing a quadruple bypass, in 2012. He came back to work after the surgery but has bec… read more
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Hi I work alone in a Jewellers and I was attacked in a armed
Hi I work alone in a Jewellers and I was attacked in a armed robbery a couple of weeks ago. My employer hasn't taken any security (there are none in place at current) measures and don't intend to make… read more
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I am in the uk and I have been made at risk of redundancy with
I am in the uk and I have been made at risk of redundancy with a time deadline of June 2013 if I cannot find another job. Another job of the same grade has become available in the UK and I have applie… read more
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When determining if an employee is guilty of misconduct, there
When determining if an employee is guilty of misconduct, there is the "Burchell Test". What test is there if the employee believes that the act was not dleiberate but was in fact under the impression … read more
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My fiancee is currently working for a company and has been
My fiancee is currently working for a company and has been for ten weeks, she has not received any training nor has she received any form of health and safety brief, she works within a kitchen on a da… read more
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As a tyre company with only one member of staff do we have
As a tyre company with only one member of staff do we have to supply work wear and boots?? We said fromt he start to new employee that we did not and will not supply work wear or boots..… read more
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I need help I have had a risk assessment done on me at work
I need help I have had a risk assessment done on me at work ref my ability to do my job which is packing thermo formings into boxes. We have a variety of different machines two of which have steps you… read more
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If a female member of a staff of a low to medium security psychiactric
If a female member of a staff of a low to medium security psychiactric unit is instructed to escort a client, who is a known violent person, off site, in the dark, to attend a karate class, would she … read more
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I have voluntarily completed a stress risk assessment to urge
I have voluntarily completed a stress risk assessment to urge my employer to take action and provide support and help to me with depression and stress in the workplace. The depression and stress are t… read more
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Can I claim for negligence by my employers failing to do risk
Can I claim for negligence by my employers failing to do risk assessment in order to carry out a full ergonomic workstation assessment when I disclosed that I suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis (DDA ill… read more
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I have resigned due to the behaviour of my employer. Do I have
I have resigned due to the behaviour of my employer. Do I have there sufficient grounds for constructive dismissal? Background: I have been employed by my employer for over 10 years and have worked pa… read more
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In August 2008 my fixed term contract as a manager in an FE
In August 2008 my fixed term contract as a manager in an FE college was up for renewal. It conincided with me going on maternity leave. It was decided that there was no need for my position any more a… read more
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Hi, i have been off work with stress for about 10 weeks now,
Hi, i have been off work with stress for about 10 weeks now, some stress was from personal issues but there was a lot of stress from work. A colleague lied to my boss about me and this prompted him to… read more
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over the past few months my workload has got heavier and I
over the past few months my workload has got heavier and I find my self having to work crazy hours ie: last week I had to work 60 hours just to clear it. My employers don't care about cutting it down.… read more
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My husband has been off sick from work since March 10, He has
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Hi, I am a Businnes manager for a large Car Dealership and
Hi, I am a Businnes manager for a large Car Dealership and have been employed with the company for 21 months. For the last 6 - 8 months the company has made my working life unbearable by increasing my… read more
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