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Redundancy and leaving your job: Your questions

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BBC Radio 4's Money Box Live
Monday, 15 December 2008,
at 1502 GMT
On Radio 4 and Online

On Monday's Money Box Live Paul Lewis put your questions about redundancy and leaving your job to a panel of expert guests.

Unemployment and redundancy are increasing according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

The number of people claiming the Jobseeker's Allowance rose by 36,500 to 980,900 in October, the highest claimant count since March 2001.

Redundancies have increased by 21% over the year.

Paul Lewis and a panel of experts were here to answer your questions and offer advice.

Paul was joined by:

• Sarah Veale, head of Equality and Employment Rights, TUC
• Angela O'Brien, rights officer, Devon Citizens Advice, Welfare Rights Unit
• Clive Howard, partner in the Employment Department, Russell Jones & Walker

Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Diane Richardson

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