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More Curry

More Curry

I am trying to expand my recipe book and learn some new curry recipes. I have bookmarked my inspirations in my diigo feed, tagged recipe+curry. Some of the ingredients are not necessarily easy to find and so alternatives are needed. Here are my notes …

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GMB Congress size

GMB Congress size

The GMB’s annual congress, except when pandemics occur is defined by rule., Rule 8.  It consists of one delegate per 1500 members and the delegates are appointed by the regions, 90% elected by the membership within Regions and 10% appointed by the Regional Committees, which are themselves indirectly elected bodies. This means that at the moment, Congress is about ~420 delegates.

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Guaranteed minimum notice

Guaranteed minimum notice

I am surprised to learn of a minimum statutory notice period in employment law, defined by the Employment Rights Act 1996 §86; it’s one week/year subject to a 12 week cap, if you’ve worked for them for over two years. This may not be over-ridden by the contract of employment and will apply if the reason for termination/dismissal is redundancy. For more, press the “Read More” button.

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40% Overdrafts

40% Overdrafts

The FCA have fucked up, in order to treat all customers fairly they have instructed that they don’t discriminate between agreed and non-agreed overdrafts. FFS!  Guess what they’ve chosen to do 😫. Here are some notes and links.

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Giving References

Giving References

References! An interesting topic, they are required by employers and often used inside voluntary organisations. There is a duty to be true, accurate, fair & not misleading. Here are my notes, mainly on the case law. …