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Reduction in headcount not necessary for redundancy

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redundancy | dismissal | diminution in work

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has affirmed the employment tribunal's decision that an employee, who was dismissed because of the employer's downturn in work and consequent reduction in the hours to be worked, was dismissed by reason of redundancy, even though there was no reduction in the employees required.