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I've been with my employer for 5.5 years and just finished a
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I have been made redundant whilst on maternity leave. The
I have been made redundant whilst on maternity leave. The company started to talk to me about my 'intentions' for returning to work on the 9th Feb. In the initial meeting my boss informed me that a me… read more
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Our hospital is under a group consultation. My role and my
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Hello, My employer stated recently they were looking at
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Hi, My wife is 35 weeks pregnant and was due to start maternity leave next week.
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I was given notice by my employer that my company is making
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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Hi I have been told that my job is at Risk due to restructure
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Hi there We currently employ a nanny, who is on maternity
Hi there We currently employ a nanny, who is on maternity leave. My wife has been made redundant and we no longer need childcare. Can I make her redundant, and if so, do I need to offer an alternative… read more
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I have been put at risk of redundancy. 1st Consultation held
I have been put at risk of redundancy. 1st Consultation held , second this week. Grounds are restructure. Unique role , no need for selection pool. My current role covers two regions (Nordics and Bene… 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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my wife, whilst on maternity leave, has been given a weeks
my wife, whilst on maternity leave, has been given a weeks notice (consultation period) that she may be made redundant. If redundancy is offered, we have various reasons to believe she may have a case… read more
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I am currently under notice for redundancy, i applied for a
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Hi Ben Apologies but I need advice. I spoke with my nanny
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my employer (a charity) is making me redundant while im on
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