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i am a committee member of a social club, within a hospital.

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i am a committee member of a social club, within a hospital. We have been served notice to close in march 2014, putting 4 people out of work. We have been informed that the executive committee are responsible for redundancy payments, as the direct employer, but question whether termination of the lease is our responsibility? The hospital wishes to sell off land, and redevelop, but has not yet sought advice on sale< (as its green belt) and seems to be being disingenuous in terminating our contract. We negotiated a 5 year extension in 2008, and they are now using this contract to say it was the final extension. There are two executive committee members, and I am one, and have been informed that I may have to sell my house to meet the costs of closure. any advice you can offer will be much appreciated.
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Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 4 years ago.
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Expert:  James Mather replied 4 years ago.
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