Tag: united-kingdom

162 New employer wants me to pay for ISO 9001 accreditation before employment begins - is this a scam? 2016-05-09T17:54:34.557

162 New manager penalising my team for 'tiredness' - how to shield them? 2018-02-28T15:46:18.467

151 It seems as though my employer wants me to come into work when I'm ill. Am I missing something? 2018-01-25T13:38:00.333

134 HR at my new job just sent me an email saying that I am a volunteer. I've been working here two months under the impression that it's paid work 2017-05-23T13:01:02.000

133 How to handle manager when handing in my notice after lying about not looking for a new job 2017-11-04T12:09:05.963

127 How do I address poor performance that is exacerbated by religious practices? 2017-06-22T10:33:13.197

114 Is it unprofessional to read personal literature while traveling for business (outside normal business hours)? 2015-10-23T12:33:15.570

106 I've been offered a job, but my new employer won't give me a contract until after I give my notice 2017-04-26T09:42:11.460

106 Is it reasonable for me to complain about an objectionable newspaper being ordered for the office? 2017-11-28T12:07:23.550

104 Is it unprofessional of me to play games before and after work, whilst at the office? 2016-11-24T08:22:39.087

103 UK based, new US employer changed contract on first day. How to handle professionally? 2016-05-05T08:44:50.017

99 Do I have to get to the office any earlier than my start time? 2015-06-10T08:32:24.827

99 How to ask boss for written authorization to violate a strict company policy? 2017-09-07T18:37:37.227

88 Team being on standby on weekends? 2016-08-22T11:25:44.613

83 How do I overcome my fear of speaking with an accent when communicating with a native English speaker? 2017-01-18T07:28:19.043

75 How to get a raise that's been denied because of sick leave? 2017-08-09T15:05:16.550

74 Should I recommend that I not be involved in a project if my advice is consistently ignored? 2016-02-11T14:33:05.197

72 What does HR do for me? 2016-12-20T09:50:55.087

67 How can I get out of extra on call duty, to cover for new coworkers religious obligations? 2017-11-01T15:52:06.057

66 How can I politely decline my boss's invitations to social events after-hours or on the weekend 2015-09-28T18:51:45.830

64 How can I convince my boss to turn on air conditioning? 2016-05-13T10:01:37.930

64 How to address colleagues including me in video recordings in the office when I wish to not be recorded? 2017-11-08T15:40:40.827

63 Is making grammatical and spelling changes to shared documents and code bad etiquette? 2017-08-08T14:23:29.320

61 Returning to the workplace after sexual harassment and arrest of harasser 2012-09-01T20:18:42.850

61 What's the most appropriate time in the recruitment process to reveal that you're transgender (in the UK)? 2014-08-26T08:46:38.047

60 How to deal with IT help desk that does not acknowledge requests for help? 2016-07-05T14:53:09.283

58 Is using internet proxies a sackable offence? 2018-02-19T23:03:50.900

57 How to deal with being asked to smile more? 2016-10-28T14:56:46.233

56 Pornography In The Workplace 2014-06-13T16:38:34.243

56 Boss wants my team to work weekends 2016-05-08T00:53:59.140

54 I've lost my CV, how do I rebuild it? 2017-11-07T11:10:27.363

53 Is it generally unacceptable to become close friends with colleagues? 2014-06-16T13:13:50.750

53 Saying thanks for luxury perk without sounding obsequious? 2015-08-24T10:46:29.397

52 How to handle support obligation to end-client of WordPress developer friend? 2017-12-05T11:20:13.813

51 Hold an inconsistent manager to their word 2016-09-20T13:05:08.400

51 How to politely tell recruiters you're only interested in jobs in a specific location? 2018-02-12T11:18:08.683

47 How can I solve our insufficient breaks without negatively impacting availability? 2017-11-20T15:21:08.807

45 How to introduce myself in a CV when I share the same name as an unpopular politician? 2017-10-06T12:15:30.350

42 Is it a bad idea to have 2-3 months off after getting a degree? 2015-10-05T13:11:15.373

41 Is this foreign job offer via an online agency without any interview legit? 2016-12-01T13:30:02.550

41 How do I tell a coworker not to keep asking me to pass on illness/absence messages to our manager? 2018-01-12T12:23:03.643

39 Are beards perceived as unprofessional in the workplace? 2013-07-17T14:14:48.257

39 Has my employer breached my confidentiality? 2016-10-17T20:52:35.313

37 Being accused of interview fraud after working 2 years 2017-10-09T11:29:53.290

36 Exit Interview only days after handing in my notice 2017-03-13T11:56:33.437

34 Transgender in the UK, should I use my female name on my CV even when it refers to male accomplishments? 2014-07-18T20:14:39.817

34 Is unpaid overtime commonplace for developers? 2016-08-08T13:17:46.540

32 Should I disclose about tattoos I have during a job interview? 2012-08-20T18:28:03.883

32 Asked to use CCTV to check fellow employee's hours 2014-09-02T10:57:59.550

31 How can I determine if I can reward points for a purchase made with company funds? 2014-08-07T09:10:59.993

31 How can I overcome my (significant) disadvantages in the labour market? 2014-08-21T12:18:25.337

31 How to avoid becoming unemployable if I want to stay an individual contributor? 2016-03-28T10:54:15.680

30 I received a CV from an agency but received it direct from the person first - where do I stand? 2016-05-16T12:40:19.533

30 Asking about expected future pay 2017-06-06T12:46:23.877

29 How can you evaluate your market value? 2012-04-14T10:46:54.337

29 Is it inappropriate to work on personal projects during lunch breaks on my work PC? 2017-08-24T12:55:36.377

28 Asked for 3 references but I don't have 3! 2013-11-20T20:15:55.697

28 What is the best way to present to a boss an idea of group of us leaving for a startup 2014-07-02T14:14:00.153

28 Is it wrong to use Flexitime if it can leave me without needed guidance? 2017-07-18T08:53:08.617

27 Handed in notice and now owner is being very difficult with me 2015-03-28T17:03:37.707

27 Am I likely to be rehired after being fired for misconduct? 2017-06-23T14:40:05.427

26 Can HR penalize me for something I said in a bar during my free time? 2015-10-13T15:12:48.843

25 Warehouse picker 'promoted' to software developer without facilities or pay rise. What to do? 2014-07-08T02:09:30.533

24 Potential employer wants deposit for equipment 2016-08-12T19:45:46.703

24 How do I promote better development practices when facing management opposition? 2017-01-13T13:42:01.363

23 Should a thank you letter be sent after an interview? 2014-02-11T22:47:04.090

23 Best way to react to refusal to honour an unofficial agreement on sick pay? 2015-11-04T11:42:37.520

23 Signed off from work for a month for medical reasons, been suggested I could work remotely 2015-11-12T16:22:02.167

22 Someone is harassing me on Twitter with false accusations that I made statements on behalf of my employer 2013-09-30T15:22:30.337

20 How can I negotiate a reduced notice period? 2012-09-17T08:39:44.470

19 Job offer via email, no need for signed contract? 2014-07-25T11:49:21.857

19 Is it appropriate to inform HR that a colleague has made past (disproved) accusations of harassment in the context of a new accusation? 2016-01-16T10:45:13.507

18 Unproductive subordinate missing deadlines due to health conditions and problems outside work 2017-08-07T17:26:58.500

17 Is there anything wrong with asking about job security? 2012-07-03T18:52:08.643

17 What does it mean to "cut code"? 2014-12-10T14:34:09.303

16 Asked to work on weekend vs overtime 2012-11-08T14:35:22.860

16 How to determine amount to be paid back if I was overpaid? 2017-09-07T12:27:55.763

16 How can I professionally change circumstances so I no longer work with a convicted rapist? 2017-09-25T15:39:41.967

15 Can I be fired if my employer thinks I am looking for another job? 2012-10-31T22:57:48.933

15 Is it discrimination when my boss treats me differently after finding out that I'm looking for a new job? 2013-04-17T11:39:31.990

14 Is this "Outside Interests" clause in an employment contract taking it too far? 2014-05-20T10:29:02.360

14 Is it generally understood that tech recruitment emails are constantly sent out? 2016-09-06T14:25:19.743

14 How can I get rid of a "bad" employee? (UK) 2016-10-06T18:24:46.770

14 How to use an external offer in salary negotiation WITHOUT threatening to quit 2017-09-12T17:38:08.790

13 Notice Period at a Small Business 2012-08-22T11:53:47.483

13 How do I overcome my Credit Rating in reference to applying for jobs? 2013-07-11T14:16:51.357

13 Should I Include Tips / Gratuities on Expense reports? 2014-07-03T10:01:12.213

13 Overloaded, delegated work, now accused of "offloading" my responsibilities. How to address criticism? 2014-12-18T00:15:43.113

13 Boss expects me to work some weekends but doesn't ask if I'm free, wasn't discussed before joining 2017-04-09T22:38:16.043

13 Can a catering assistant be required to wear a skirt as part of a company-supplied uniform? 2017-06-12T20:49:51.633

12 How to have a relationship with someone at the office? 2015-07-27T16:52:04.323

12 What's the most appropriate way to introduce my boss to friends and family? 2015-08-24T14:21:46.433

12 Should I hire someone offering work for free? 2015-10-22T12:18:35.770

12 An employer halved a salary offering after discovering my age, have I been discriminated against? 2016-03-31T08:47:31.970

12 Is it acceptable to eat nuts in an open-plan office? 2017-11-08T13:21:42.437

11 How to go about asking for an internship from a company that is not advertising them 2013-12-22T14:36:00.850

11 Can an employee be expected to find cover for herself when off sick? 2017-04-04T10:53:31.383

11 Is it inappropriate to keep a mirror on my desk (to see people behind me)? 2017-10-25T15:39:44.747

10 Potential Company Merger 2012-09-06T13:36:05.737