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Asked to hand my notice in. Is it legal?
I have Parkinson's disease and have been working for 3 years for a large pastoral organisation in the UK.I really love my job and they knew at the time of recruiting me that i had parkinsons and took me on anyway. They have been really accommodating about giving me flexibilty to be able to continue in my role despite the Parkinson's progressing. Earlier this year i had a heart attack and everything started to fall apart from thereon in. I was working from home and found it really difficult to discipline myself to working time/home time and i couldn't seem to managed the juggling of all the tasks for my job (which i would add is hard enough to manage when i was feeling well let alone feeling ill. The job is clearly full time but the organisation profess not to be able to afford to employ someone full time and try to cover it with part time hours. Needless to say stresss go the better of me and i just couldn;t do the job. My boss visited me at home and asked if i would be happy to resign and because i felt that i really didnt have an option i agreed to resign and handed my notice in. The thing is i loved that job and now i feel really bereft not to mention £600 a month worse of. My question is should i have expected my employer to support me more? Given me more time to adjust etc? In the 3 years i have worked for them i have never had a written contract - is that illegal?
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