Redundancy

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  • Suitable alternative employment

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Outplacement

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Redundant

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Redundancy

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Associated employer

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Week's pay

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Statutory redundancy payment

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Bumped redundancy

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2012 (SI 2012/3007) increases the limits applying to certain employment tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation, including the maximum amount of a week's pay for the purpose of calculating a redundancy payment or the basic award of compensation for unfair dismissal.

  • Redundancy: Dismissal was by reason of redundancy where headcount was not reduced

    Date:
    20 November 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Packman t/a Packman Lucas Associates v Fauchon [2012] IRLR 721 EAT, the EAT held that a dismissal will be by reason of redundancy where it is caused by an employer's need for employees to do less work of a particular kind, even if there is no change in the number of employees required.