Home Office v Evans and another  IRLR 59 CA
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Redundancy: An employer that chose to enforce contractual mobility clauses to avoid redundancy was not obliged to follow its redundancy procedure
- 11 January 2008
In Home Office v Evans and Laidlaw  EWCA Civ 1089, the Court of Appeal held that, where an employer closing down a particular workplace did not envisage any redundancy dismissals because it intended to transfer staff to other workplaces - invoking, where applicable, wide contractual mobility clauses - it was free to choose this method and was not obliged to follow its redundancy procedures.
- 21 November 2007
In Home Office v Evans and Laidlaw  EWCA Civ 1089 CA, the Court of Appeal has held that, on the closure of a workplace, an employer was entitled to invoke a mobility clause, rather than follow the redundancy procedure.