Revised to reflect that the maternity pay calculator has been updated to include the confirmed statutory rate and threshold, and that the redundancy pay calculator has been updated with the confirmed maximum amount of a week’s pay, effective from April 2020.
Our survey on redundancy and subsequent management of the process covers reasons for redundancy, selection criteria and levels of compensation provided.
For many employers, the end of the year can signal a time for restructure rather than celebration. Helena Wheeler, senior lawyer at ESP Law, looks at what organisations need to consider to ensure their decisions don't lead them to an employment tribunal.
With the recent collapse of Thomas Cook and other established companies in financial difficulty, such as Pizza Express and Links of London, Barry Ross looks at the plight of the workforce when companies face going under and the role of HR.
The Government is pressing ahead with plans to extend the period during which pregnant employees and new parents are entitled to be offered any suitable alternative vacancy if they are being made redundant. We look at how the law will change and the headaches that the amendments could cause for employers.
July 2019 saw progress made on an unusual number of proposed employment law changes. The Government published consultations covering workplace sexual harassment, statutory sick pay, family-friendly leave and pay, flexibility in working hours, modern slavery statements, and enforcement of worker rights. It also made announcements on changes to the laws on rehabilitation periods for offenders, settlement agreements, and protection against redundancy during pregnancy and maternity leave.
Up to 90% of staff at Channel 4 are considering taking redundancy because of plans to relocate away from London, it has been reported.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to redundancy.