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Redundancy: Importance of individual consultation

This report relates to 3 case(s)

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    Poat v Holiday Inn Worldwide EAT/883/93 (0 other reports)

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    Rowell v Hubbard Group Services Ltd [1995] IRLR 195 EAT (0 other reports)

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    University of Glasgow v Donaldson and another EAT/951/94 (0 other reports)

In a number of recent cases, the EAT has re-emphasised the critical importance of consulting with employees on an individual basis before dismissing for redundancy. In particular, the obligation to consult applies notwithstanding that an employee is employed under a fixed-term contract which is coming to an end.