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Strategic decision to close school unless pupil numbers improved triggered collective redundancy consultation obligations

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E Ivor Hughes Educational Foundation v Morris and others [2015] IRLR 696 EAT

redundancy | collective consultation | protective award

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a school's obligation to consult on collective redundancies arose when a provisional decision was made in February 2013 that the school would close unless pupil intake improved by April 2013.