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Apprentice doing my old role after redundancy

After recently being made redundant as a Centre Lathe Turner in heavy engineering it has been brought to my attention that from the very first day I left an apprentice has been filling my old position every day, to me this says my position was not under threat but I was made redundant because apprentices […Read more…]

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Discretionary PILON tax

My contract was terminated last Wednesday citing the need for different skill set to move the business forward. My employer said I would get paid in lieu or notice, which I did today. However this came along with a hefty tax of almost 40% which I was told that is due to being taxed as if […Read more…]

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Teacher with depression, offered settlement

I am a secondary school teacher and have worked for my current school for fourteen years. For several years now the job has being getting tougher and tougher and I became very unhappy about the way the profession was going. Last November I was signed of with severe depression and anxiety. After six months I […Read more…]

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Want voluntary redundancy as getting bullied

I have been working for a charity for 9 years, and over the past 18 months I have been bullied and harassed by my management team. I was suspended for 6 months and as there was no evidence to back up claims of insubordination, I was told it was harsh. I have returned but the […Read more…]

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Allowed to speak to colleagues about redundancy?

My colleague and I were told that we were being made redundant and to keep it confidential from any third party. I discussed it with my colleague who I worked closely with who was shocked to hear it. None of the other staff had even been consulted or notified let alone a selection criteria set out. […Read more…]

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Made redundant & workload shared out – is this legal?

I’m currently in a consultation period  with my employer regarding proposed redundancy for my role, reasons for which are given as cost-cutting and that my department has been reviewed and employer feels only two people are needed (those two roles which would remain are my junior reports). Proposal is to share out my workload amongst […Read more…]

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Reinstated following internal Appeal

I was dismissed on 6th July for Gross Misconduct , Following internal appeal , a decision has been made that the penalty was too harsh and they have decided that disciplinary demotion is the decision. They have asked for a meeting to discuss new role on 16th September. By law , are they obliged to back […Read more…]

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off sick

I am off sick with depression and have asked my boss to pay me off. He thinks nothing is wrong with me and says no he wants me to resign

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Made redundant, but then role given to someone else

I’ve been made redundant, however before we were given our notices a person was employed in our global office. I have now being told that she had applied for my role. I just want out anyway but am expected now to train her. They want me to sign a settlement agreement and tie me down to […Read more…]

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