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Redundancy: alternative employment and evolving job descriptions

By Colin Godfrey

Ms Chaloner was employed by Somerset Council as deputy director of Dillington House, an adult education and conference centre owned and run by the council.

Dillington House suffered a severe and sudden downturn in 2010–11 and, in response, the council intended to reduce four senior management posts to two.

One of the two remaining posts was concerned with business development and was something that Ms Chaloner regarded as similar to her then current role. A job description was prepared and Ms Chaloner applied for the position. At that time, she was the only senior manager to apply for it…

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