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EAT suggests that diminution in work alone does not create a redundancy situation

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constructive dismissal | variation of terms and conditions | unfair dismissal | redundancy

In holding that an employer did not fundamentally breach an employee's contract by failing to make her redundant, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has suggested that a redundancy situation will not arise where there is only a diminution in an employer's need for particular work to be carried out, rather than a reduction in the number of employees required to do that work.