All items: Redundancy

  • How to ensure a fair redundancy selection process

    12 October 2016

    Employers who fail to get the redundancy selection process right are leaving themselves open to costly employment tribunal claims. Employment lawyer Clare McNicholas explains the key steps needed to ensure redundancy is seen as fair.

  • Redundancy pools: myth vs fact

    20 April 2016

    Determining the correct composition of the redundancy pool is a step in the right direction to carrying out a fair redundancy exercise. To avoid getting tripped up at an early stage, we explore some of the myths surrounding the redundancy pool.

  • Employment law changes April 2016: an eight-point checklist

    31 March 2016

    Every April, new legislation affecting employment rights and responsibilities is introduced. This year, the development receiving the most attention is the introduction of the national living wage.

  • Legal questions and answers: Redundancy and employees with disabilities

    31 October 2013

    Redundancies are rarely straightforward and, if it involves a disabled employee, your standard procedures may need to be adjusted. Akshay Choudhry, an associate from Burges Salmon, looks at the issues.

  • Dispute resolution procedures repeal: employers' questions answered

    10 March 2009

    We answer employers' questions on the effects of the repeal of the statutory dispute resolution procedures on 6 April 2009 and their replacement with a "lighter touch" regime based on the new Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures. Issues covered include: the processes to follow in redundancy dismissals and where a fixed-term contract expires without being renewed; employees' right to call relevant witnesses; dismissals that would have fallen under the modified statutory dismissal procedure; time limits for appeals; and grievances from ex-employees.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to redundancy.