Updated to reflect that the Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 is in force from 1 October 2018, extending the right to unpaid time off work to perform public duties to four groups of volunteers in the criminal justice system.
A model policy on time off work for training or to look for new employment for employees selected for redundancy.
A table setting out the right to time off during notice of dismissal by way of redundancy.
S.61 of the Employment Protection Act provides a right for employees who have been given notice of dismissal by reason of redundancy to be allowed reasonable time off during working hours to look for new employment or make training arrangements. In Dutton v Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has its first opportunity to consider this section. Several principles emerge from the EAT's decision.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to time off work for redundant employees.