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EAT ruling on extent of redundancy consultation obligations

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    Keeping Kids Company v (1) Smith and others (2) Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy [2018] IRLR 484 EAT (0 other reports)

Keeping Kids Company v (1) Smith and others (2) Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy [2018] IRLR 484 EAT

redundancy | collective consultation | protective award

In Keeping Kids Company (in compulsory liquidation) v Smith and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled that events occurring after redundancy proposals did not excuse a charity's obligation to consult collectively, but could potentially be relied on to reduce the amount of the protective award.