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Your Rights: Unfair Dismissal

September 24, 2013 3:16 pm0 comments
Your Rights: Unfair Dismissal

When an employer dismisses and employee, there must be a valid reason. You must also be given the notice period (which you’ll find specified within your contract) or the statutory minimum notice period (whichever is longer). However, you can be dismissed immediately in some situations; for example, gross misconduct. You […]

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Get Ahead: Know your Rights as an Employee

April 11, 2013 4:38 pm0 comments
Get Ahead: Know your Rights as an Employee

From human rights to civil rights, an employee should know what they’re entitled to by law, whether that’s protection from discrimination or from torture. Your employment rights are no different. You’re entitled to the statutory minimum treatment, according to the government’s specifications. No employer can deprive you of these rights, […]

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The New Face Of Britain

April 1, 2013 10:05 am2 comments
The New Face Of Britain

The other half and I went down to Greenwich the other day for a little outing marking our fourteen-month anniversary (yes, alright, we know we’re soppy).  Greenwich, for us as for a lot of the people of Britain, is one of the places that, even though the North-of-the-Riverers never venture […]

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What Not To Say To The Unemployed

May 5, 2012 12:07 pm4 comments
What Not To Say To The Unemployed

When I graduated from University last year, I really thought that the hard part was over. I thought that I could literally waltz my way into a great career and live happily ever after. I mean, I knew I was intelligent and generally fantastic so surely it was only a […]

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