Redundancy

Redundancy guidance:

An employee is entitled to a redundancy payment if he is dismissed by reason of redundancy. An employee is dismissed by reason of redundancy if (amongst others) the...

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Information and consultation is a vital part of any kind of dismissal and, if the employer wishes to minimise the risk of liability to pay compensation to affected...

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This Practice Note considers the circumstances in which the statutory consultation obligations in a collective redundancy situation will be triggered. Information and...

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An employee is entitled to a statutory redundancy payment when: • he has been continuously employed for not less than two years • he has been dismissed, and • the...

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This Practice Note examines the two different statutory definitions of 'redundancy'. The first is found in the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996). Whether or not it is...

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An employee is entitled to a redundancy payment when he is dismissed by reason of redundancy. See Precedents: • ET1 grounds of claim—redundancy payment • ET3 grounds for...

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Where an employer has failed to comply with the statutory consultation requirements under TULR(C)A 1992, s 188 or 188A (see Collective redundancy—statutory information...

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An employee may claim a statutory redundancy payment without being dismissed in one of two situations: • where the employee is ‘laid-off’ by the employer, ie when the...

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Death of the employer At common law, where an employer is a natural person (as opposed to a legal person, such as a corporate entity or partnership), the...

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This Practice Note highlights the issues for an employer to consider in relation to a redundancy policy, such as whether to have a formal policy at all and, if so, what...

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This Practice Note contains guidance on a fair procedure to be followed where: • an employer is proposing to dismiss as redundant 20 or more employees within any period...

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Where there is no statutory obligation to consult with any existing employee representatives (see Practice Note: Collective redundancy—the triggers for the statutory...

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An employee may apply to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to pay the statutory redundancy payment out of the state guarantee fund (the...

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An employee who has been given notice of dismissal for redundancy has a right, under section 52 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) to request a limited period...

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The effect of a redundancy may be eliminated if an employee is re-engaged within four weeks. The employee is considered not to be dismissed and not eligible for a...

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The question of suitable alternative employment arises when an employee who has been made redundant is offered a renewed or new contract for employment on different terms...

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Employees who are made redundant may be offered further work after expiry of their contract. If such an offer is made but is refused by the employee, this may have the...

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