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hello i am a uk citizen working for a uk company in africa, i recently missed my return flight back to work i immediatly informed them, thinking they would just book me on the next flight but instead … read more
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my wife has been investigated by her employers & has now been
my wife has been investigated by her employers & has now been given a letter asking her to attend a meeting for gross misconduct. Her offence, was to forget to increase a colleagues wages when they tu… read more
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In a gross misconduct investigation of 5 months two people
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I have been dismissed from my company for gross misconduct
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Can someone employed for 8 months (ie less than 1 year) be
Can someone employed for 8 months (ie less than 1 year) be dismissed for misconduct for 'excessive internet use' following a disciplinary hearing, when Company policy states dismissal will only be use… read more
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I have recently been dismissed for gross misconduct which I
I have recently been dismissed for gross misconduct which I am now appealing against as being too harsh as it related to a private email to a colleague. I am not really interested in reinstatement but… read more
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hi, I was in a fight with my line manager. he struck me first,
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my husband has been dismissed due to gross miscounduct, but
my husband has been dismissed due to gross miscounduct, but its been proven he hasnt stollen(stock) anything as was watched the cctv, on his appeal he pointed out to the interviewer that there was an … read more
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My company handbook states Where it is believed that an
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my sister was on holiday on the friday before returning to work she was informed she had to attend a disciplinary hearing the following tuesday at 10am and not to come in the office before then. On th… read more
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