Newbold not providing accommodation and dont drive

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Johnathon1988
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Newbold not providing accommodation and dont drive

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So i finally got my start date :) however i am due to go to newbold and got told accommodation wont be provided which is a problem as i dont drive and cant exactly get a taxi every day.
Anyone know any help i could get ?
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Getting bloody stupid this COVID mind
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It really is, i am getting sent a load of info early next week apparently, will just have to ring.
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You will be able to claim reasonable travel expenses. If getting their is a huge issue then speak to your people hub team at your establishment.
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kingofthekippax wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:01 pm You will be able to claim reasonable travel expenses. If getting their is a huge issue then speak to your people hub team at your establishment.

I have been provided a HR email for the prison im going to, would that be worth emailing?
The one i got guven that i am meant to email wuth any issues for training doesnt work.
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That sucks pal. Hope you find a solution
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Had an email from hmp leicester.

They will ensure i can get there and back. Will more than likely be able to carshare.
Restrictions might change before i start and may be able to be residental. Hopefully haha.
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Glad you've got it sorted.
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Re: Newbold not providing accommodation and dont drive

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Johnathon1988 wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:28 pm Had an email from hmp leicester.

They will ensure i can get there and back. Will more than likely be able to carshare.
Restrictions might change before i start and may be able to be residental. Hopefully haha.
Did you apply for Prison Officer of OSG?
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