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TO BEN JONES. Thank you for answering my questions over the
TO BEN JONES. Thank you for answering my questions over the week end. By using the information you gave me, I have been able to get the previous employer / landlord to pay everything up to date includ… read more
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for BEN JONES. I refer to my earlier question about Contracts
for BEN JONES. I refer to my earlier question about Contracts of Employment. Two things If an employee was off sick before the end of the two month period and did not return to work before she left is… read more
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due to a restructure within my department current roles were
due to a restructure within my department current roles were deleted and staff were 'slotted in' to new posts as we were told the department would be restructured - however this meant for me a downgra… read more
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My husband is a manager and was managing 8 staff. Over the
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i have just been signed off work for acute stress , work related.
i have just been signed off work for acute stress , work related. i feel my boss has no interest in what i do or how long it takes. i also contest some of his decisions which has not helped. Ii now do… read more
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Prior to the day of a companys liquidation a buyer was found
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I am currently off sick (work related stress anxiety). I have
I am currently off sick (work related stress anxiety). I have just reached the 12 month point and my half pay will stop in a few days. I have been offered a termination payment. If I decided not to ex… read more
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There is no way I would try and get another lease for the premises
There is no way I would try and get another lease for the premises if I had to operate the business as it is. Looking forward for the next 12 months (ie less and less business!!) I anticipate that I w… read more
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An employee has transferred from an undertaking. I had requested
An employee has transferred from an undertaking. I had requested the transferor to make the person redundant as the business can ill afford the luxury of a handyman (there is so little do and what thi… read more
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i was tupe ,d 8 months ago and signed a contract(same t.s and
i was tupe ,d 8 months ago and signed a contract(same t.s and c,s as before)NOW THE NEW EMPLOYERS ARE CHANGING OUR SHIFT AND DOWN GRADING MY JOB TITLE AND RESPONCIBITIES,AND TAKING AWAY THINGS LIKE FR… read more
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My current employer has recently announced - 19th April - that
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I have been made redundant and working 6 months notice as per
I have been made redundant and working 6 months notice as per my contract. I have been offered 6 months salary for 25 years loyal service which is £27.5K (government legal entitlement £11K). I was tol… read more
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Good morning, we have two employees who have been employed
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