Letter—Redundancy (5) confirmation of selection for redundancy and notice of dismissal (individual consultation)
Letter—Redundancy (5) confirmation of selection for redundancy and notice of dismissal (individual consultation)

The following Employment precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter—Redundancy (5) confirmation of selection for redundancy and notice of dismissal (individual consultation)

[To be typed on headed notepaper of employer]

[Date]

Dear [insert name of employee],

Re: [insert name of employer] (the Company)

Following the [two] consultation meetings we have had recently, I regret to confirm your selection for redundancy.

As has been explained to you, the reason for your redundancy is [specify business reasons]. At the [second] consultation meeting, we discussed [set out what was discussed and the Company's response to any comments and/or suggestions made]. All ways of avoiding or limiting the redundancies and all alternative positions have now been considered but unfortunately there are none that are [suitable AND/OR available].

A decision has accordingly now been taken that your employment will, therefore, terminate by reason of redundancy on [insert date], and this letter sets out various consequential details.

Right of appeal

You have the right to appeal against the decision to dismiss you for redundancy. If you wish to appeal, you should do so within [five] working days of receipt of this letter. Please send a letter setting out the grounds of your appeal to [insert name of manager hearing the appeal][, preferably by email to [set out email address]]. You will then be notified of the time, date and location of the appeal meeting. You have the right to be accompanied to the appeal meeting by a trade union representative or a work colleague.

Salary and notice pay

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