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I work for the NHS and have done for over 30 years. From the 1st April my contract of employment is transferring to a local authority under the TUPE arrangements. I have been informed in writing that … read more
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I have recently been informed , as has 12 others, that our
I have recently been informed , as has 12 others, that our jobs have ceased to exist. We must now reapply for 8 new positions. These positions will be advertised internally and externally. Is this leg… read more
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I am currently under notice for redundancy, i applied for a position that all the managers advised me to do so but have been unsuccessful. I now have 2.5 weeks left and they still have not looked any … read more
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I have a number of Polish staff in my business. All have learnt English during their employment apart from two. After 2-3 years, their English has not improved at all. I wish to make fluency in Englis… read more
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