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ALPINE Mar 28, 2010

  1. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    Ive just been made redundent. just like that.

    1 phone call. thats it. Thanks!
     
  2. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Well I'm sorry to hear this & I have to say in such a bloody rude discourteous way, 1 phone call, didnt even have decensy to call you in, that for me is just typical of companies disrespect for there employees
     
  3. Keeno

    Keeno Spooly Spooly Boosty Boosty!

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    That sucks donkey wang!

    You get some sort of severance package?
     
  4. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    its ok... they pay me redundency before they get there 30k van back. simples! the battery and 3 random sensors or in the boot of my audi! lol
     
  5. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    sorry to hear, what was it you did / do
     
  6. dantdi

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    Whats the companie? How can do that over phone! Indecent A**holes!
    Feel for you dude!
     
  7. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    I was a private ambulance driver. yes arse holes!
     
  8. smudge_don

    smudge_don Active Member

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    Ouch! Sorry to hear this bud, hope you find something new soon!
     
  9. Are the company you worked for bust? If not that's illegal - I used to be a manager for Telewest as it was known before Virgin Media - I had to manage 13 engineers through a redundancy period and consultation. They have to give you 90 days notice, either you work them, or you get them as 'Gardening leave'.

    I'd say best bit of advice is to book yourself an appointment with the Citizens Advice mate - They'll be able to give you all your rights, these companies will try and mug you off if they think they can!
    You can't tell someone over the phone, that's for sure...

    Hope you get something sorted and a nice little cheque also :icon_thumright:
     
  10. OldRedEyes

    OldRedEyes Member

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    That's **** mate, take them for whatever you can. How long have you worked for them?
     
  11. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Unlucky mate, horrible position to be in...
     
  12. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    a few days shy of 3 years.
     
  13. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    What a load of ***** mate! do I recall you was only saying the other day how much you loved your job?
    Sorry to hear bud!

    Matt
     
  14. OldRedEyes

    OldRedEyes Member

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    well, your contract will hopefully have a months notice period or longer, which will take you over the 3 years.

    My mrs got made redundant years ago, she was offered another position if she wanted it, she took it as a trial period, then once she had got over the next years service she told them she wanted redundancy, and walked into another job (where i met her).

    Hope it goes well for you mate. What are you qualified in?
     
  15. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    not qualified in much if im honest. i chose the stupid life fron the age of about 13 and didnt wake up to the real world till i was about 20!! So as far as qualifications go, i have nothing to proove. i had about 6 C&G at collage and thats it! Im quite good at most stuff but aint got a bit of paper to say so! Im also not very able any more so no one is going to employ an unqualified cripple!! Great mess.. haha!

    **** happens as they say... im sure someone off here will come up with a super doopa fix, or tell me i should of listened to my mum and dad and done my home work! lol Tell that to the 2 kids looking at me for answers coz mummys sat in the corner crying coz daddy aint got no job!

    I feel for anyone that has been in my boots before!
     
  16. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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    Am a veteran regarding redundancies as six times I've had it,just start again its not the end of the world,bit of advice make sure your CV is bulletproof and thats the best door opener
     
  17. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    oh yeh ...CV... what do i put on that... i aint got a CV.

    yeh i know it aint the end of the world mate, to be told just like that, its over.... its like... er...... anyone wanna buy a vivaro sportive! lol very cheap!
     
  18. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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    The local careers office will sort it for you as its free,yes its not very nice....especially just a phone call,mind you I never even got that at Rolls Royce just a mate said they don't need you after christmas.
     
  19. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    its harsh isnt it. i didnt even get that much warning. I have no job now.. 1 call.. thats it... dont need you no more. bye me and 2 other got the same treatment. dont bother comming in tomorrow.
     
  20. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    if you can put your hand to most things, then something should come up, having stuff on paper aint the be and end all, if your good with hands and keep an open mind and just ask everyone if they need a pair of hands, even part time or something, getting your foot in the door is the first step then try and build from there
     

  21. Are you a contractor? As i said, that's illegal if your PAYE. Simple as that.
     
  22. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    yep paye. hmm ill look into screwing them for everything in this case. i didnt think they could just say thats it
     
  23. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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  24. They can't mate - Unless you where on a trial period - Which you obviously weren't as you say 3 years. The Citizens Advice is free and they'll give you the best advice.

    Good luck with it:icon_thumright:
     
  25. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Nooo, thats awful and such a bad way to tell you. The guys on here are spot on, they have to give 90 days notice for redundancy, they are the rules. Seek advice and and take them to court if need be, you have rights.
    Good luck and hope your wife is ok with the news, worrying times.
     
  26. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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    90 days only applies if it's a company closing down otherwise a month
     
  27. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Are you sure about that, I read with the changes in councils that they were giving 90 days notice on redundancy not a month!
     
  28. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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  29. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    right im over the shock of it all now... the wifes on the war path, im on the war path, . I should get a month from today as notice, and ill get payed aprox 3 weeks redundency, plus any holiday owed. (which is all it)

    st1ll sh1t but better than nothing.... oh and i have invented a new sport too.. its called Rag-Ya-work--O-Vanning! its very theraputic!

    thanks for all comment earlyer peeps, i was pretty gutted to say the least!
    :icon_thumright:
     
  30. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :) Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon Manual

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    Sorry to hear thid dude, hopea ll goes well for you and you get something sorted soon.

    Now does this mean even more time from you on the forum??? LOL
     
  31. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    lmao!! mite be yeah.. im hardly on here any more! lol so busy!!! haha!

    i cant help it, my pcs next to my sofa so im ALWAYS online.. Who says men cant multi task!
     
  32. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Yeh I have now, seems my 90 days was 'For one hundred or more redundancies it is ninety days.'
    thats where I got the 90 from!
     
  33. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Lol, dont tell them but they cant really lololololol not with too many things anyway and certainly with non unless it interests them lol
     
  34. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :) Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon Manual

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    I can, i mean im currently typing, looking at my screen, sitting on a chair and talking as well, woohoo!!!

    See that :moa:
     
  35. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Bad news mate. Feel for having been there myself. Keep your chin up and keeping plugging and things will come good.
     

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