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  1. If a contract states there is no notice due during a probationary period does this mean the employee can just tell HR they're going and leave there and then. Everywhere I look to check I'm finding a statutory period of one week - does this only apply to the employer? The employee is three months into a six month probationary period and has been head hunted. They wouldn't dream of just walking out under normal circumstances but their line manager will make their life a misery during any notice period.
  2. Hi can anyone help. Relative starts job on 8th February with 6 months probation which by her calculation takes her probationary period to 6th August. She assumed after 6th August she had successfully completed her probation. She was informed around 18th August that she had got it wrong and that her probation would conclude at the end of this month. Last week they advised her that they would like a further 1 month extension to assess her. No letter explaining what she needs to do to improve nothing. Her contract only states that she will have an increase in salary at the end o
  3. Hi all I wanted to seek your advice in how to present myself in an impending probationary meeting. I was informed today I would need to have a meeting with 2 team leaders in my department (my current one and my previous one) because I have been late 4 times in the last month. This is my first month and the first 2 times were in my first 2 days, which I will admit is very very bad. But on all of the 4 occasions they weren't more than 5 or 6 minutes, and the last 2 were only by 3 minutes. Furthermore the 2nd time I was late it was because I had not been given a security pass at that point and
  4. I was employed with a 6 month probationary period. 10 days after the expiration of this 6 month period, I was sent a letter to notify me that due to performance issues this period had been extended for a further 3 months. At the time I agreed to the extension and carried on with my job. One month later I was called to a meeting with my line manager and HR Manager and told that y probationary period had been unsuccessful and was asked to leave my position with immediate effect and they would pay me the one week notice period as outlined in my contract. As my probationary period had expi
  5. Today I was called into the "office" at work by my regional manager, he had a go at me about not filling the "quick quote" forms out properly ( no one in the whole business fills these in properly .. including my store manager) He told me If I did not start to fill them out properly and if I didn't sort out my sales ( I am on £3,500 for the month ... my store manager is on £6,500) (Last month I was on £15,000 the month before £10,000 so its not as if I don't sell)the he will end my probationary period and I will have no job. I have had a look over my contract and no where in it does it stat
  6. Started work for a company on 10th June 2010 pay rises are on 1st July every year didn't get the pay rise as they said I wasn't entitled to it as I was a new starter and still have never received that pay rise but have had my yearly pay rises the same as everybody else but people on the same grade as me are being paid more as they got this pay rise. Should I not havebeen entitled to it after I passed my 6 months probation Also could this pay rise be back dated
  7. Hi there, I am new to this forum and need some advice. I have spent a whole morning talking to mortgage advisors only to find out that because my contact has a 3 year probationary period I can not take out a mortgage until this period has run its course. Firstly are probationary periods legal? And is 3 years excessive? I can find no where on the internet which gives me any guidance on the legal length of probationary periods. I never knew that this would effect my chances of buying a house. Am I able to fight the length of this period even though I have already signed my contract?
  8. I recieved a letter back in October 2011 stating I had been successful in my job application and interview, this letter also stated my starting wage would be £5.80 and that following a successful probationary period of 440 hours my pay would increase to £6 per hour. As NMW is £6.08 I rang up the employer to question this hourly rate and was told it should have stated £6.08, the letter just hadnt been updated following the increase in the NMW (£5.80 was NMW in 2009) I have now worked 1100 hours passing my probationary period months ago (approx feb/march 2012) still with no wage incre
  9. I have recently ended a probationary trial period myself. I discussed the reason as to why with HR two weeks prior and stated that I did not approve of the office politics. After ending my trial period I handed in a Med 3 and self certification to cover myself. (two months). Do you think this will be the end of the issue or will the company make waves for me, as I am unsure of how much notice I should have given. Fortunatately I had not received a full contract of employment only a brief terms of contract in my offer of employment. I have no intention of making waves or ta
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