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Hi Ben I have just received a letter from my previous employer
Hi Ben I have just received a letter from my previous employer stating that they made an overpayment to me while I was employed there and that I now need to pay it back in whole. I worked at the compa… read more
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I was given a Reserved Judgment requiring me to pay costs after
I was given a Reserved Judgment requiring me to pay costs after losing an Employment Tribunal. What exactly is a ‘Reserved Judgment'. Could this mean I may have to pay further penalties at a later dat… read more
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Hi I am a self employed plasterer and worked on a house with
Hi I am a self employed plasterer and worked on a house with two other and were told once we had completed the job we would be paid the following Friday. The house was 'signed off' and we were told it… read more
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I work for Tesco PLC in London, United Kingdom and I have just
I work for Tesco PLC in London, United Kingdom and I have just been suspended from work for misappropriation of company property. I am a Team Leader and work nights and we have a staff shop in the sto… read more
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We have an employee who was manning our showroom yesterday
We have an employee who was manning our showroom yesterday and after a disagreement over the telephone with one of the shareholders as he had handled a manner incorrectly he threatened to close the sh… read more
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I have been suspended for a breach of trust and think I am
I have been suspended for a breach of trust and think I am going to lose my job. I sent an e mail with information to an old colleague and a colleague saw. I sent it from g mail and double deleted it … read more
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In preparing a bundle for an employment tribunal the respondents
In preparing a bundle for an employment tribunal the respondents solicitor isnot abiding by accepted rules/procedures. Can I show copies of her emails to other solicitors or employment tribunal person… read more
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I have sent too many texts on company phone of a sexual nature
I have sent too many texts on company phone of a sexual nature to a friend. I'm worried my public sector compay might notice the amount of texts sent but I'm more worried about them seeing the content… read more
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I WORK IN A FACTORY BEEN ON LIGHT DUTIES FOR 1 MONTH AND HAVE
I WORK IN A FACTORY BEEN ON LIGHT DUTIES FOR 1 MONTH AND HAVE ANOTHER FITNOTE FOR ANOTHER MONTH AND BEEN TOLD THERE ARE NO LIGHT DUTIES ON NIGHTS AND NOT BEEN OFFERED DAYS SO HAVE HAD TO DO MY NORMAL … read more
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I am a sole trader and due to the current economic climate
I am a sole trader and due to the current economic climate feel that I need I can no longer afford to keep my employee working for me and I need to go back to working by myself (I am a gardener). He h… read more
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Can a social worker use their social worker position to try
Can a social worker use their 'social worker' position to try and slander someones name and suggest that they are not suitable for their position of work, with their employer over an issue which happe… read more
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Hi Mr Jones, Sorry to bother you but I just wanted to confirm
Hi Mr Jones, Sorry to bother you but I just wanted to confirm a few issues relating to my disciplinary hearing, regarding my comment of facebook. My boss has said that I need to send in any evidence I… read more
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Hi Ben! I am in the process of submitting papers for an Employment
Hi Ben! I am in the process of submitting papers for an Employment Tribunal. My solicitor has drafted the initial documentation for section 5b but it seems very sparse. Is this the normal expectation … read more
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can an employer impose alternative employment in a redundancy
can an employer impose alternative employment in a redundancy situation without it being offered to the employee? do this act of declaring you are now in job x discharge an at-risk condition… read more
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I recently applied for a job with BAA and my application was
I recently applied for a job with BAA and my application was terminated after a screen test was taken. I sent an e-mail of my disappointment and requested my score for the screen test which I believe … read more
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Hi Need some help with a possible breach of contract. I
Hi Need some help with a possible breach of contract. I have been for a interview with two different companies, and both have offered me a positiion. What I did was turn down one of them this morning,… read more
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A member of my staff has been laid off from 1st August 2011,
A member of my staff has been laid off from 1st August 2011, we gave him the GSP as per his contract for the first 5 days. Is he entitled to further payments and is he entitled to holiday pay. Regards… read more
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I have a 3 month notice period on a consultant basis, and was
I have a 3 month notice period on a consultant basis, and was told my services were no longer required on 30th november. I have recieved a letter today, telling me they are not paying the notice due a… read more
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