Letter—to employer client giving overview of redundancy process (collective consultation)
Letter—to employer client giving overview of redundancy process (collective consultation)

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  • Letter—to employer client giving overview of redundancy process (collective consultation)

[Insert name and address of client]

Private and confidential

Dear [insert name]

[Insert name] (Company): Redundancy consultation process

Following our [meeting OR conversation] on [insert date], I write to outline the redundancy consultation process that will need to be followed in this case in order to comply with the statutory consultation obligations and employment protection legislation, and the potential consequences of failing to meet those obligations.

This note assumes that[, as we discussed]:

  1. there is no obligation to offer any enhanced redundancy pay;

  2. you do[ not] have in place appropriate [trade union OR employee] representatives in relation to employees affected by the proposed redundancies; and

  3. [the Company is proposing to dismiss 20 or more employees[ at any one of the Company’s establishments or business units] within a 90-day period, in this round of redundancies.

  4. the proposed redundancies, together with other dismissals [for redundancy AND/OR because of a business reorganisation AND/OR because of changes to terms and conditions AND/OR for a reason that does not relate to the individual employee(s) concerned] would bring the total number of employees dismissed (or proposed to be dismissed) to 20 or more within a 90-day period.]

If my understanding on any of these points is not correct, or if the position changes, please let me know as this may affect the nature of the consultation process you need to follow[ and whether you need to

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