On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss the findings of XpertHR's most recent survey on redundancy.
A model letter informing an employee who is made redundant while on shared parental leave that no suitable alternative vacancy exists.
A model letter confirming to an employee who is made redundant while on shared parental leave that he or she has accepted a suitable alternative vacancy.
A model letter informing an employee who is made redundant while on shared parental leave of the consequences of turning down a suitable alternative vacancy.
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.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a school's obligation to consult on collective redundancies arose when a provisional decision was made in February 2013 that the school would close unless the pupil intake number improved by April 2013.
In Usdaw and another v WW Realisation 1 Ltd (in liquidation) and others  IRLR 577 ECJ, the ECJ gave its ruling on the meaning of "establishment" in the Collective Redundancies Directive.
Latest XpertHR research on redundancy reveals ongoing job losses across the UK in 2014, with further redundancies expected in 2015 - particularly among large employers and in the public sector.
DLA Piper's latest case report examines the next steps in the recent Woolworths redundancy case at the ECJ, which examined the retail chain's failure to consult employees on their redundancies, and the implications of the decision for employers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to redundancy.