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I was wanting to hand in my notice effective immediately and
I was wanting to hand in my notice effective immediately and wanting to know what the law is about it … read more
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I work in a high pressured environment and my contract states
I work in a high pressured environment and my contract states a 3 month notice period. I have been looking for alternate employment due to the pressure and have been offered a role providing I can sta… read more
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I had recently one position vacant in my office for office
I had recently one position vacant in my office for office assistant. I finally decided one lady to hire and informed her that start date would be 25 Jan 2014.She was insisting to start immediately bu… read more
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I work for a private firm and they are going to change my contract
I work for a private firm and they are going to change my contract so I am not paid pre/post miles from my job. Are they allowed to do this as they have requested us to sign in agreement. I don't agre… read more
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My husband signed a contract in 2002 when he was working 3
My husband signed a contract in 2002 when he was working 3 days a week the other two days he was studying for his degree. in his contract he had to give two months notice. He then went full time and d… read more
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My employer made a unilateral decision to not pay my crontactual
My employer made a unilateral decision to not pay my crontactual annual pay increase for two years ( a two year pay freeze). I did not agree but felt there was nothing I could do about it. Without fur… read more
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Hello I have been doing a 6am-2pm then a week of 2pm until
Hello I have been doing a 6am-2pm then a week of 2pm until 10pm shift pattern for 10 years. My employer wants to change my late shift from 6pm until 1am as the customer wants this for business reasons… read more
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Hi, I have been working for my employer for 8 years. For
Hi, I have been working for my employer for 8 years. For the first 5 or 6 years I had no contract of employment - my employer never offered me one. Then around 2 or 3 years ago he gave me a contract t… read more
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In 2008 my contract was taken over, under TUPE, when the division
In 2008 my contract was taken over, under TUPE, when the division of the company I worked in was bought out. The new company is now trying to make me sign a contract which has considerably worse redun… read more
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My employee (-to-employer) notice period, which I signed-up-to
My employee (-to-employer) notice period, which I signed-up-to via a 'schedule' appended to the contract (e-mailed .pdf files; contract and schedule separately signed; I don't have a signed copy of ei… read more
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I have just been served with a new employment contract which
I have just been served with a new employment contract which substantially changes the terms of my orginal employment contract. These changes include clawing back commisison upto 3 months after notice… read more
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My company are making me sign a new contract, the only difference
My company are making me sign a new contract, the only difference is that i work on my own at night i a bookies. If i refuse they say they can terminate my contract. Can i claim unfair dismissal… read more
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My employer is consulting at the minute on the implementation
My employer is consulting at the minute on the implementation of a new pay scale which will result in my salary dropping from 42k to 28k. Initially my wages will fall by 20% and then be frozen until t… read more
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My employer has just issued all employees with new contracts.
My employer has just issued all employees with new contracts. Part of it states : "You authorise the company to make deductions from your pay to compensate for cash shortages and or stock deficiencies… read more
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I recently (about 8 weeks ago) signed a new contract of employment
I recently (about 8 weeks ago) signed a new contract of employment requiring 12 weeks notice. It also has a restrictive covenant. I now want to leave for a new job but my employer will not reduce the … read more
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I have received my new terms and condition which will come
I have received my new terms and condition which will come in effect as of the 1st November 2011. The new contracts requires me to be available for work on any of the seven days a week at any given sh… read more
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Hi I wonder if you are in a position to give me a little
Hi I wonder if you are in a position to give me a little advice - I appreciate without the contracts concerned it will be difficult. In a nutshell I was painted a picture of a job that turned out to b… read more
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I am facing a possible wage cut at work. Presently I am classed
I am facing a possible wage cut at work. Presently I am classed as a level three employee. However, after restructruing at my company, I was told my job was at risk because my position would no longer… read more
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