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    • 7firearcade
    • By 7firearcade 10th Aug 18, 12:13 PM
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    Job offer during suitable alternative employment period
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    • 10th Aug 18, 12:13 PM
    Job offer during suitable alternative employment period 10th Aug 18 at 12:13 PM

    I was warned in early July that my job was being made redundant and offered suitable alternative employment, which started on 1 August. I am still in my 4 week trial period, and at the end of that period can take redundancy. The whole process was poorly managed and has resulted in a lot of bad blood between my employer and I.

    In the meantime, I started applying for other roles and have just been offered a job which I'm very excited about.

    It seems to me that, although morally a bit shakey, there's potentially an opportunity to take redundancy from my current employer and then accept the new job - is this legal? Any pitfalls?

    Thanks v much.
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    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 10th Aug 18, 8:30 PM
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    Have you rejected the job as not a suitable alternative?
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