The law on informing and consulting prior to redundancies, including the duty to consult, collective and individual consultation, appropriate representatives, and the timing and duration of consultation.
Additional information on the law on informing and consulting prior to redundancies for local authority employers, including determining when redundancy consultation should start. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on informing and consulting prior to redundancies.
Good practice guidance discussing informing and consulting during a collective redundancy process, including how employers and employees can exchange views and ideas, issue and receive instructions, discuss problems and consider developments.
A Northern Ireland industrial tribunal has referred to the European Court of Justice the question of whether or not legislation that requires collective redundancy consultation only where an employer is proposing to make redundant 20 or more employees "at one establishment" is compatible with European law.
Practical guidance on arranging the election of employee representatives for collective redundancy consultation purposes.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the words "at one establishment" should be deleted from s.188 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
Amanda Steadman is a professional support lawyer, and Joe Beeston, Laura Garner, Helen Samuel and Dinu Suntook are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
Employment lawyer and XpertHR contributing author Darren Newman looks at the duty to consult collectively in a redundancy situation.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to collective redundancies.