Employment Lawyers Can Answer Your Employment Law Questions
Hello, I hope you are well. My name is***** am a solicitor advocate and I will be assisting you with your question today. I am very sorry to hear of the problem you are experiencing and I will do my best to help you with this matter.Can I please ask you to give me some more detailed information regarding this matter so as to allow me to work with you and help resolve your enquiry.Can you please give more details of what happened.
In what way were you made to claim false hours?
Unfortunately, without the additional information requested in my first/previous response, I will not be able to give you detailed advice to your question, but I will be able to give you a general answer, which I hope will be of assistance. If you are able to supply the additional information later, please do so and I will then come back to you with a more detailed answer.
If you have deliberately falsified time records to assisted another make a financial gain, then yes you can be facing criminal charges.
These could include fraud, and conspiracy to commit fraud.
If you were under extreme duress to do this, then it is possible you have a defence.
If you come under criminal investigation, then I would advice that you seek urgent criminal lawyer to help represent you. This can be covered by legal aid.
If I can assist further please come back to me.
If you have not claimed anything you did not work, you will have nothing to worry about. They would not find any wrong doing or fraud.
Yes they can carry out an investigation without telling you to see if any wrong doing has taken place.
They have to advice you are any disciplinary but not any investigation.