Union Unite plans to take legal action on behalf of a group of former Carillion employees who were made redundant when the company collapsed in January.
With stories about company collapse in the headlines all too often, Kelly Tucker from HR Star looks at the practical implications for employees.
Updated to reflect the increase in the maximum amount of a week's pay for payments by the Secretary of State, effective from 6 April 2018.
Updated to reflect the increase in the maximum amount of a week's pay for calculating a statutory redundancy payment, effective from 6 April 2018.
Updated to reflect an increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2018.
Updated to take into account an increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2018.
Thousands of workers face uncertainty after Carillion, the UK's second largest construction company, went into liquidation yesterday.
The European Court of Justice has held that "pre-pack" administration, which is designed to facilitate the sale of a business as a going concern in the event of insolvency, may not prevent employees from having TUPE rights.
A Northern Ireland tribunal has awarded protective awards of 90 days' pay to former City Link employees over the company's failure to consult on their redundancies.
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