gardening leave

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gardening leave

A euphemism for informal/unofficial suspension from NHS work in the UK, which has been imposed (suggested, encouraged) on a doctor or healthcare professional by his/her supervisors when patient safety or the quality of his/her work has been questioned.
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Some workers at the bank have been urged to sign agreements that would force them to take 'garden leave' with reduced pay if they plan to shift companies.
Justin says: Garden leave covers the situation where an employee would still be paid as normal although, because of particular circumstances (such as yours), the company does not want you to attend work.
He was referring to reports that Zahid would be attending several functions in Kepong tomorrow, despite being on garden leave.
All of its employees have been placed on 'garden leave' until further notice.
In a statement here, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng also said that chief executive Arul Kanda Kandasamy explained he was on garden leave and unaware of the firm's financial situation.
'However, Arul Kanda when asked, highlighted that he is on 'garden leave' until the end of his contract in June 2018.
Mix in the remaining ingredients minus the garden leaves, adding a dash of Glengoyne to taste.
The lad from Buxton, Derbyshire, had the brainwave while watching his father sweep up garden leaves. Dad swapped between two brushes - one to clear up larger leaves and twigs and the other to catch finer debris.
New research suggests the grey field slug is in fact a discerning diner seeking out specific garden leaves to complement its diet.
IGGLEPIGGLE, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka have said goodbye to Merseyside children as In the Night Garden leaves Liverpool.