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  1. The reason she was off work for 7 months was because her consultant changed her meds several times until he found one that actually worked. SHE has been told she will be on these meds and under the guidance of the psychiatrist for another 18 months at least . I wonder if this would qualify under the Equality act 2010.?? Anyone think union action (I have just enrolled her )or ACAS is the best route to take. again thank you all for your support d:|
  2. Thank you all for your help - are going to citizens advice asap
  3. she just suffered a major depression out of the blue which was a surprise to us all- she had a history with mild depression before she got her current job which her employers were aware off - she had no warnings of any sort from management regarding previous sickness as it amounted to only a couple of weeks over the four years . she was a very conscientious worker who always worked extra hours during staff shortages and ran the nursery when the manager was on holidays - her work commitments were never questioned by the management in any respect - she got nothing but praise from the parents and
  4. hi - my stepdaughter was signed off by her doctor at the start of the year and subsequently was referred to a psychiatrist who diagnosed her with major depression - she was off work for 7 months approx. as she had her medication changed three times . she was signed back by her doctor on a phased return recommendation with a covering letter from the doctor which the directors requested.She never got a chance to return to work as she was told she was sacked at the return to work meeting . this has been the only illness she has had in her near 4 years of work other than the very few short spells
  5. Thank you for your reply - this only happened today so are awaiting the termination notice from the workplace . They did say they had taken advice from the care commission?? and for the good of the nursery they were terminating her employment.!!! they totally ignored the doctors letter which stated she was fit to return to work and basically said they can sack her if they like.!!!!!
  6. Hi all - i wonder if anyone out there can give me some advice on the following: My stepdaughter has worked at a local childrens nursery for nearly 4 years now. Earlier this year she took major depression and has been off work for nearly 7 months.her doctor signed her back on a recommended phased return to work - upon her back to work meeting the directors just told her they had taken legal advice and sacked her. !!!! She is still under her psychiatrists guidance , has too see him every few months and will be taking medication for the forseeable future. Are they legally entitled to dism
  7. hi - do not accept any of this nonsense from british gas -the internet is full of similar stories re new boilers being sold when all that was required was a simple repair - in your case i assume the service engineer found nothing wrong with the actual boiler when it was only the ventilation sticker that was applied . please get a second opinion re boiler from local corgi registered plumber if in doubt -might cost you £50 + but worth it no doubt. i assume you also have statutory right to cancel i.e 14 days cooling off but trading standards office of fair trading or citizenz advice will keep you
  8. hi bigmac - no they never carried out an inspection at all -just upgraded my cover over the phone about 6 years ago. trying to get anywhere with them is an impossibility so i am washing my hands of them apparently like thousands more . i am considering hydro electrics ch & boiler care and will attend to the plumbing myself. cheers
  9. hi - thanks for replying- yes i have -the diagram shows the pipes in question are covered by the agreement but scottish gas are apparently using the general exclusion rule--- 4.1 Design or existing faults We will not include the cost of repairs needed because of design faults (unless we are responsible), or faults which existed before you entered into the agreement and which we could not identify on our first inspection of that particular system or appliance using reasonable care and skill.---- -considering they have never ever done a inspection of any sort on my plumbing(contract was d
  10. hi - i have a scottish gas homecare 300 insurance which includes plumbing and drains cover. today i called out an engineer to check out a leak to my hot water tap in the kitchen. - he found the section of copper pipe was porous and little pinhole leaks were causing the problem he then told me(after a lenthy discussion with his office in his van)to my amazement that this problem was not covered but could give me a quote.!!! could anyone out there check there homecare 300 agreement and tell me if scottish gas are at it- and if so what can i do . i have phoned them to complain and got nowhere
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