Redundancy

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  • Unfair dismissal

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on McBride v Scottish Police Authority, in which the Supreme Court considered the employment tribunal's power to order reinstatement.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 February 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    Victoria Bell is managing associate and Gerri Hurst, Carly Mather and Andrew Nealey are associates and Eleanor Cittern is a trainee solicitor at Addleshaw Goddard LLP.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 May 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner and Colin Makin, Linda Quinn, Krishna Santra and Sandra Martins are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 February 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    Victoria Bell is a managing associate and Chris McAvoy, Poppy Fildes, Rosie Kight and Helen Samuel are associate solicitors at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • "Yoda" nickname among evidence of age bias against older worker made redundant

    Date:
    16 January 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    The employment tribunal held that the employer discriminated against the claimant on the ground of age by making him redundant because he was close to retirement. The tribunal drew an inference of age bias against the claimant from workplace banter related to age, including colleagues nicknaming him "Yoda".

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 November 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    Carly Mather, Lydia Newman and Amy Ross-Sercombe are associates and Amanda Steadman is a professional support lawyer at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Potentially fair reasons for dismissal

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table summarising the potentially fair reasons for dismissal.

  • Restriction of redundancy pool to one employee must fall within "range of reasonable responses"

    Date:
    28 August 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that, where the employer put an employee into a redundancy "pool of one" and did not consider the possibility of putting a wider pool of employees at risk of redundancy, the employment tribunal did not properly consider whether or not restricting the pool to one fell within the "range of reasonable responses". 

  • Redundancy: Failure to include employees doing similar work in selection pool rendered dismissal unfair

    Date:
    30 July 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Capita Hartshead Ltd v Byard EAT/0445/11, the EAT held that the employer's failure to include in a redundancy selection pool employees doing similar work to the dismissed employee rendered her dismissal for redundancy unfair.

  • Employer's decision to restrict redundancy selection to one made dismissal unfair

    Date:
    28 February 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the employer's decision to restrict a redundancy selection to one employee when there were other employees doing the same job who could have been put in a redundancy selection pool made her dismissal unfair. 

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissals where the reason for the dismissal is that the employee was redundant.