Practical guidance on dealing with pregnant employees and those on maternity leave in a redundancy situation, including suitable alternative employment.
In Lockwood v Department for Work and Pensions and another EAT/0094/12, the EAT held that a voluntary redundancy scheme providing higher severance payments to older workers did not amount to unlawful direct age discrimination because the differential treatment was a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim of a public interest nature.
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.
A model letter to inform the wider workforce who are not at risk about a potential redundancy situation.
A model letter to confirm to an affected employee the reasons for the redundancy situation and an overview of the redundancy procedure.
Claire Thomas is managing associate, and Chris McAvoy, Joelle Parkinson, David Rintoul, and Gerri Hurst associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to redundancy.