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Postby Plavt » Mon, 03 Mar 2008 3:24 pm

twinkling wrote:is there a bond required for BA? can't seem to find this anywhere thanks :)


Good question, bus companies used to have it for drivers but with recent changes in the law that might not be the case for them or cabin crew. Will try to find out for you later today.

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Postby Dru » Mon, 03 Mar 2008 4:44 pm

My personal understanding of the ad is

Bond = Contract

I think it mentioned that there'll be a 1 year contract, that could be
renewable to 3 yrs right?

Please correct me if i'm wrong.... :P
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Postby Plavt » Mon, 03 Mar 2008 4:58 pm

Dru wrote:My personal understanding of the ad is

Bond = Contract

I think it mentioned that there'll be a 1 year contract, that could be
renewable to 3 yrs right?

Please correct me if i'm wrong.... :P


Maybe not; most companies in the UK have employ you on a one year contract initially which is actually a probationary period and upon completion you are offered a permanent contract.

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Postby Plavt » Mon, 03 Mar 2008 6:24 pm

Dru and twinkling,
After as usual some huffing and puffing and being routed around different departments I have established the following by telephone; There is no bonding for British Airways. However, you had best regard the first year as probationary and should you leave of your own free will in that time a period of a year must elapse before you can re-apply.

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Postby aWleSs » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 12:18 am

There isn't really a bond, because in the first place people wonder IF they can get a chance to stay on.

Firstly you have to get through a 6 months probation, following which you will get another year's contract renewal at the end of the first year. It all depends on your performance in the first year really.
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Postby Plavt » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 12:22 am

aWleSs wrote:There isn't really a bond, because in the first place people wonder IF they can get a chance to stay on.

Firstly you have to get through a 6 months probation, following which you will get another year's contract renewal at the end of the first year. It all depends on your performance in the first year really.


Do you have a source for this or are you a former employee? Most British companies now employee on either a six month or one year contract initially which you can think of as probation. However checking back to the advertisement it says: 'beginning with a one year temp contract so there cannot be six months probation as that would not make sense.

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Postby aWleSs » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 1:03 am

My source is rather reliable Plavt. :lol:
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Postby Plavt » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 2:11 am

aWleSs wrote:My source is rather reliable Plavt. :lol:


Well........what is your source? I ask because your initial post regarding this doesn't make any sense;

Firstly you have to get through a 6 months probation, following which you will get another year's contract renewal at the end of the first year.


(i.e. As they are offering a temporary contract for a year there would be no need for six months probation )

FYI: When a company in Britain employs you on a year's contract they can get rid of you when they like so it would appear your information is fictitious.

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Postby jiahuipiggy » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 10:03 am

ohz... so BA doesnt really permament jobs?

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Postby Dru » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 10:13 am

I believe a lot of airlines offers Contracts for Cabin Crews...
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Postby jiahuipiggy » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 10:25 am

oh i see... see by next week will BA called up anot since their closing date will be this sat rite?

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Postby Dru » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 11:58 am

Yupz..

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Postby Plavt » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 12:25 pm

jiahuipiggy wrote:ohz... so BA doesnt really permament jobs?


Read BA's advertisement: First year is temporary after which you are probably offered permanent - common in the UK.

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Postby jiahuipiggy » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 1:50 pm

oh ok...

Thanks for all the info though.

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Postby aWleSs » Tue, 04 Mar 2008 4:44 pm

Plavt wrote:
(i.e. As they are offering a temporary contract for a year there would be no need for six months probation )

FYI: When a company in Britain employs you on a year's contract they can get rid of you when they like so it would appear your information is fictitious.


Believe what you will, I am only here to clarify what doubts those applying for the position may have.

And for those of you who don't get what I mean, I shall rephrase.
What I meant was that after the first 6 months (training period inclusive) aka the probation period, you will get a review. As the UK law is so pro human rights, no one can say anything if you're ask to leave after this 6 months due to performance issues right?

Now does that make a little more sense to you?
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