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I am now 3 weeks suspended while my work are investigating
Hi, I am now 3 weeks suspended while my work are investigating an allegation, allegedly made by more than 1 member of staff that I have said some controversial things about our students! I have not sa… read more
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I am a barrister in South Wales. I lost my temper in court
I am a barrister in South Wales. I lost my temper in court and swore. I have been suspended from work and I have been given two options. Either bring my period of squatting to an end (I am not a tenant in chambers, though I did have an application in) or go for a disciplinary hearing. My intention is to resign as I wasn't happy at chambers (partly the reason for my outburst) but I am worried about the effect of resigning whilst on suspension on future career prospects. So far no disciplinary proceedings have been started, so I was wondering what the effects on references is likely to be. … read more
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If I am dismissed for gross misconduct, are my past
For Ben Jones. If I am dismissed for gross misconduct, are my past employers allowed to include the individual allegations presented in the disciplinary hearing (and perhaps even the evidence) in my r… read more
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Am currently on suspension and due hearing soon however
hi am currently on suspension and due for a hearing soon however after seeing the reports they have on I can not cope with the situation as most of the allegations have been fabricated. I am currently… read more
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I was employed by a local care village working in dementia.i
I was employed by a local care village working in dementia.i applied for a job with an agency as I wanted to work in end of life care..I was formally given the job ,paid for crb, that was all ok the j… read more
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Hi Ben, a quick query if I may. If someone has been invited
Hi Ben, a quick query if I may. If someone has been invited to a disciplinary hearing for gross misconduct, at what stage does that point legally get mentioned in a reference. E.g. if the person resig… read more
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I was dismissed from my teacher post following allegations
I was dismissed from my teacher post following allegations made by Learning Supports Assistants. The GTC investigated and found there was no case to answer and paid particular attention to the face th… read more
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My daughter worked for company A and was promoted to Duty Manager.
My daughter worked for company A and was promoted to Duty Manager. She left after 5 years and went to work for company B as an Assistant Manager. After 1 year at company B she went to work for company… read more
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I live in the UK and and my employer is trying to subject me
I live in the UK and and my employer is trying to subject me to a 3rd disciplinary and I have written a letter to the HR director flagging her overall bullying behaviour within the department, the sta… read more
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As i do not have my paperwork for my hearing yet, if a new
As i do not have my paperwork for my hearing yet, if a new employer requests a reference can my current employer document this on the reference as I still have not had my hearing?… read more
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I have had a lot of problems with my line manager and HR manager
I have had a lot of problems with my line manager and HR manager but I have always done a good job. I have received a letter offer from new prospective employer. They have offered me the a job but wan… read more
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I have worked for my current employer for the last 8months
I have worked for my current employer for the last 8months now and its is only recently that they have sought my references. When i started my employment i gave them reference details then and have su… read more
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For Ben Jones Only My wife is to attend a sickness hearing
For Ben Jones Only My wife is to attend a sickness hearing (no.3) next Tuesday 28th Feb 2012. This sickness hearing was deferred by the an HR manager in attendance, whilst they were satisfied that all… read more
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Hi I am looking for help as I have until tomorrow at 12PM.
Hi I am looking for help as I have until tomorrow at 12PM. I have been working for a company for just over 4 years. Since June of this year I was assigned to a new manager. since then I have had 2 dis… read more
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I resigned from my job during a TUPE transfer as I was facing
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Can I refuse comply with my employers sanctions until after
Can I refuse comply with my employers sanctions until after my appeal against them has been decided? Also, during the original hearing and appeal, my employer used a transcript service and then edited… read more
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I was employed by a public sector organisation for eight years.
I was employed by a public sector organisation for eight years. I left my employment giving the required two months notice. The week before I was due to leave I was asked to attend an investigatory in… read more
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