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I have been told I am being made redundant as part of
I have been told I am being made redundant as part of "restructuring" , the job role still exists, casino manager, but they are reducing the number or positions in my club. In the initial letter it sa… read more
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I have worked for a firm of loss adjusters for nearly 7 years
I have worked for a firm of loss adjusters for nearly 7 years and have been told on friday evening that I am to be made redundant. (the firm recently lost a significant contract and had to reduce the … read more
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Hi, I have been subjected to a year of harassment, via disciplinary
Hi, I have been subjected to a year of harassment, via disciplinary actions that did not follow procedure or were conducted incorrectly by unqualified people. I have been given answers regarding these… read more
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Hi there, Briefly, this is my current situation: • Worked
Hi there, Briefly, this is my current situation: • Worked for company for 9yrs • Role is at risk of redundancy • Currently on consultation period (garden leave) until 29th June • 3 roles put at risk/ … read more
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In a redundancy situation, my employer knew what selection
In a redundancy situation, my employer knew what selection criteria they would use to score their employees performance long before they implemented it (the same criteria had been applied to a differe… read more
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Hi I am currently at risk of redundancy due to restructuring.
Hi I am currently at risk of redundancy due to restructuring. I believe strongly that the company are engineering to make it difficult for me to secure a job in the new structure. Past history (I issu… read more
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I have recently been made redundant and the process used was
I have recently been made redundant and the process used was a scoring matrix. I disagreed with the scores given under the headings and subsequently appealed the decision. I attended a meeting yesterd… read more
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my employer has sent me a letter informing me that i must acheive
my employer has sent me a letter informing me that i must acheive a number of technical qualifications before 1/4/2012 which i must fund myself at a cost of £2000 plus 2 weeks unpaid leave in order to… read more
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Is there a threshold at which changes to a job mean it is not
Is there a threshold at which changes to a job mean it is not a significant change and therefore consultation does not need to happen? If one more senior job changes less than 50% by absorbing a more … read more
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I am amongst a small number of individuals that have been selected
I am amongst a small number of individuals that have been selected for redundancy by my large multi-national company. I believe I may have been selected unfairly as I have a condition that is covered … read more
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Do you need to inform an employee that they are at risk of
Do you need to inform an employee that they are 'at risk' of redundancy IF SELECTED following a selection exercise, or can you just inform them that there have been selected and are "at risk" - theref… read more
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I have been advised that I have been selected for redundancy
I have been advised that I have been selected for redundancy based on the scoring of a skills matrix. I have appealed on the basis that the skills matrix has been completed using subjective bias and n… read more
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I HAVE RECENTLY BEEN ADVISED THAT THERE WILL BE A REDUNDANCY
I HAVE RECENTLY BEEN ADVISED THAT THERE WILL BE A REDUNDANCY AT THE FIRM WHERE I WORK,MY TITLE IS SENIOR SAFETY ADVISER.18 MONTHS AGO ANOTHER ADVISER HAD TO BE MADE REDUNDANT, I WAS AS SENIOR INVOLVED… read more
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I have been told that I am at risk of redundancy (by phone)
I have been told that I am at risk of redundancy (by phone) and a letter was emailed to me immediately afterward enclosed a score sheet claiming I received the lowest score. Do all employees within th… read more
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I have just received a letter of redundancy last week from
I have just received a letter of redundancy last week from my employer due to cost cutting. I have to have a meeting with Personnel and my boss on Thursday to discuss options of saving my job. However… read more
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I have been employed in my current position for 10 years as
I have been employed in my current position for 10 years as an Assistant Manager. There are currently 4 of us with similar roles. The company is being restructured and there will only be 3 positions i… read more
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Is there any statute/ruling that prevents an employer from
Is there any statute/ruling that prevents an employer in the UK from making redundant/firing an employee based solely on the fact that they were sick one day in an 12-month period?… read more
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Hi, Im currently employed. The owners of our business sold
Hi, I'm currently employed. The owners of our business sold the business to another company. Although my contract was with the UK subsidiary - I reported and purely worked for the owners. During the s… read more
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