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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that, in assessing the employer's justification defence, the tribunal had failed to adopt a holistic approach and consider an age-related cap on redundancy payments within the broader context.
Updated to include details of the increase in the maximum amount of a week's pay for calculating a statutory redundancy payment, effective from 6 April 2017.
Updated to include a reminder of the maximum amount of a week's pay for the purposes of calculating statutory redundancy pay, effective from 6 April 2017.
Updated to include information on the Government's response to its consultation on reforms to public-sector exit payments.
Five worked examples setting out how to calculate enhanced redundancy payments for different types of employers' enhanced redundancy schemes.
Amanda Steadman is a professional support lawyer and Ed Gregory, Rosie Kight and Joanne Magill are associate solicitors at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
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.
Updated to reflect an increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2017.
A worked example setting out how to calculate an enhanced redundancy payment where the employer's enhanced redundancy scheme multiplies the appropriate amount allowed for each year of employment by two.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to enhanced redundancy pay.