All items: Redundancy

  • Redundancy pools: myth vs fact

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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.