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Hi Ben, I have worked for my current firm for 1 year and 2
Hi Ben, I have worked for my current firm for 1 year and 2 months. I am under consultation period but no decision as yet. I have got close to seeking a new role elsewhere and am confident that one of … read more
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I have been employed by my company since November 2011 as a technical sales engineer. The company operates in a distribution network worldwide however each distributor is it's own limited company or p… read more
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In June my employer of 14 years took me out for lunch and advised that my job was being made redundant in the new year and that I would be paid SRP. I queried whether this was a foregone conclusion an… read more
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I am currently at risk of redundancy I have had two consultations
I am currently at risk of redundancy I have had two consultations and my third meeting has now been confirmed. I am very stressed and the whole procedure is making me more and more depressed. I am con… read more
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Can you raise a grievance with your employer if you think they
Can you raise a grievance with your employer if you think they have not managed you expectations in relation to your voluntary severence/early retirement being withdrawl after the notice confirming yo… read more
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I was given notice that my job was at risk of redundancy on
I was given notice that my job was at risk of redundancy on the 12th September and the consultation period would end on 21st October and that the new structure would be in place on 24th October. I was… read more
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I am currently in a consultation period for redundancy which
I am currently in a consultation period for redundancy which is due to end on Thursday Oct 13th 2011. On friday 7th October 2011 I was offered a new role at different employer. I verbally accepted the… read more
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I trust my role have been diminished as my company which is
I trust my role have been diminished as my company which is a Consultancy, were to employed me as a cost manager. However, they now decide this is not happening Though, they advice that they are not g… read more
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since my company was placed in the hands of a liquidator to
since my company was placed in the hands of a liquidator to be sold, i feel i have been unfaily treated. in november the liqudator promoted the administrator to be my line mananger. since then they ha… read more
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Constructive Dismissal. For the past 5 years I have been
Constructive Dismissal. For the past 5 years I have been working in the dealing room for small Spanish bank in London. Around mid-march the bank announced the closure of the dealing room and possible … read more
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Hi, my manager moved in a new team member without any discussion with me. This new member
Hi, my manager moved in a new team member without any discussion with me. This new member has subsequently taken over (again without consultation with me) all of my tasks and essentially my role. I am… read more
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I am being made redundant from a college where I have worked
I am being made redundant from a college where I have worked for over 20 years as efficient and popular member of staff. The college has decided not to offer the subjects I teach and has made a 'busin… read more
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i have been at my company since 2004. the last 2 years i worked
i have been at my company since 2004. the last 2 years i worked in a role and was offered a role in a different team doing the same work. basically they re-aligned the organisation structure. i have e… read more
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I am an 57 year old architect and I have been working for a
I am an 57 year old architect and I have been working for a large private practice for 23 years and as an associate for nearly 20 years. I have put forward a proposal for working part time from Januar… read more
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I was working for a Trust for a little more than a year. I
I was working for a Trust for a little more than a year. I recently attended a grievance/disciplinary hearing 18 October but I have not received the results. I am unsure if I resigned or I was dismiss… read more
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I am currently employed by a Scottish Charity in a managerial role. Our organisation and 2 others are being merged together to form 1 new organisation under a TUPE (transfer date 30/11/10). I manage t… read more
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I am a nanny, and have worked for my family for 9 1/2 years.
I am a nanny, and have worked for my family for 9 1/2 years. I was told, verbally, at the biginning of September that I would no longer be needed after christmas. The family wanted to give me as much … read more
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I have been offered a different role within my company, when
I have been offered a different role within my company, when I asked what options I have I was told to either take the job or resign. Can they do this?… read more
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