Posts Tagged ‘redundancy’

Should I claim benefits?

October 20th, 2009

Question: I’ve just been made redundant and received quite a decent settlement, which means I don’t need to work again straight away. Should I sign on?

Working your notice period

September 13th, 2009

Question: My company is making me redundant and I am working my notice period. Trouble is, there is no work to do! I have asked whether I can go home (ie take garden leave) but I’ve been told I must come into work every day throughout my notice period in case they have work for me. I feel very uncomfortable sitting with a book while everyone else is working. What can I do?

Redundancy as a graduate

September 12th, 2009

Question: I graduated in business studies last year and started work for a recruitment company in London. I did really well in the job, but after 5 months I was made redundant. Since then, I’ve and been out of work. Now there is another year’s graduates looking for work. What can I do to improve my chances?

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