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.
Employers who fail to get the redundancy selection process right are leaving themselves open to costly employment tribunal claims. Employment lawyer Clare McNicholas explains the key steps needed to ensure redundancy is seen as fair.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss how to choose fair redundancy selection criteria.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss the findings of XpertHR's most recent survey on redundancy.
The second part of XpertHR research into redundancy explores how employers manage the process, including what selection criteria is used and what compensation is paid to those who are made redundant, as well as any alternative measures employers use to avoid redundancy.
A model policy to set out your organisation's general principles on selecting employees for redundancy.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) tackled the thorny issue of applying sickness absence criteria in redundancy selection to disabled employees at risk of redundancy.
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.
Employment lawyer and XpertHR contributing author Laurie Anstis takes employers through the basics of a fair redundancy procedure.
Joe Beeston, Kate Edminson, Rosie Kight and David Rintoul are associate solicitors and Iain Naylor is a trainee solicitor at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings. They round up the latest rulings.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to redundancy selection criteria.