In Cranwick Country Food plc v GMB, the EAT holds that the obligation to consult employee representatives or trade unions on redundancies under s.188 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, arose when the first decision was made to consolidate production in one factory, and not when irrevocable steps had been taken to purchase a new site.
Zoe Balmforth and Joe Glavina of Addleshaw Goddard outline the latest legal rulings and explain what you need to know to avoid tribunals.
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