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.
In this Spanish reference, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has reiterated that national legislation that uses the "undertaking" and not the "establishment" as the sole reference unit in collective redundancy consultation triggers is contrary to the Collective Redundancies Directive.
In this Northern Irish reference, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that each of a retailer's store is capable of constituting an "establishment" for redundancy consultation purposes.
A model policy to set out the alternatives to redundancy that your organisation may consider when a redundancy situation arises.
A model policy to set out your organisation's general principles on selecting employees for redundancy.
The prescribed form to comply with your obligation to notify the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) where you propose to make 20 or more employees redundant.
A model letter to notify appropriate representatives that, as a result of voluntary redundancies, no compulsory redundancies are necessary.
A model letter to inform affected employees of the duties and obligations of elected employee representatives and the election process and invite them to elect representatives, where there are no trade union representatives for the purposes of collective redundancy consultation.
A model policy to set out the procedure for the election of employee representatives for collective redundancy consultation purposes.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to redundancy.