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Latest Comments
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    @PJohnson - I think this is one for Acas, especially as you are not being paid by your employer and regarding your holiday…
    27 November 2014
  • PJohnson
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    I attend college in three week stints and then go back to work for three weeks, my employer pays for the course but he does not…
    27 November 2014
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    @Lex - the good news is you can do many apprenticeships as you want, as long as they are in succession.
    24 November 2014
  • Lex
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    I completed and apprentice in hairdressing 5 years ago but have not doen hair since i left. I realise my work isn't great and i…
    21 November 2014
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Making an Apprentice Redundant
    @Danny as specified in the article a legal precedent has established that a firm is likely to be found to be in breach of…
    20 November 2014
  • danny
    Re: Making an Apprentice Redundant
    I started for my last employer in March 2013, I am 26, he payed me apprentice wage from that date even tho my apprenticeship…
    20 November 2014
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    @Bri - you don't say how old your son is but workers under 18 must not exceed the eight hour a day or 40 hours per week. You might…
    19 November 2014
  • Tim
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    @G.star - I suppose it's still better than having to self fund and if you get the qualification at the end of it then it's a…
    19 November 2014
  • bri
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    Right my son started an apprenticeship with a garage he as been there 2 months his working week is 9am til 6pm but the employer…
    19 November 2014
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    @Scaff - It depends on his age as there are special protections for young workers under 18. For example they must not exceed the…
    18 November 2014
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