In Aramark (UK) Ltd v Fernandes, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer's failure to put a redundant employee on a list of bank workers was not unreasonable, within the meaning of s.98(4) of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
In K v L, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a school teacher's dismissal for possessing indecent images of children was unfair because the employer had not cited reputational damage as a potential ground for dismissal.
With job losses never far from the headlines and the end of the furlough scheme looming, businesses are evaluating the future shape of their workforce. Adam Penman explains how HR should approach redundancy decisions and reflects on the alternatives.
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