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Redundancies occur when an employer is ceasing to carry on with work for which the employee was employed, or is ceasing to carry on with work in the place where the employee is employed.
While redundancy is a potentially fair reason for dismissal, for a redundancy dismissal to be fair, there must be a genuine redundancy situation and the employer must follow a fair redundancy procedure, including consulting on an individual basis. The employer must also comply with its collective consultation obligations where these apply.
5 Aug 2019
The UK's largest supermarket chain is cutting 4,500 jobs mostly across its 153 Metro stores, as it puts measures in place to simplify processes.
5 Aug 2019
There are limits to the circumstances in which employers can take a candidate’s past criminal convictions into account when deciding...
2 Aug 2019
An HR manager at a merged NHS trust has won her claim for unfair dismissal but two of her colleagues' cases failed.
31 Jul 2019
Ryanair has 900 too many pilots and cabin crew, its chief executive has said in a video warning staff to...
25 Jul 2019
The legal protections for pregnant women and new mothers are to be extended to six months after they return to...
24 Jul 2019
Nissan is to cut 12,500 jobs globally – almost 10% of its workforce – as it reports one of its...
12 Jul 2019
Business secretary Greg Clark has warned that 'many thousands' of jobs will be lost if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
12 Jul 2019
A trial of senior executives could lead to jail sentences over a wave of suicides as employees suffered appalling levels of workplace stress
25 Jun 2019
An employment tribunal has ruled that the sacking of an assistant restaurant manager after he had blown the whistle over ingredients was unfair.
20 Jun 2019
Former Tesco staff who were made redundant last month have been asked to return redundancy sums that were overpaid to...
10 Jun 2019
Up to 90% of staff at Channel 4 are considering taking redundancy rather than relocate away from London, it has been reported.
6 Jun 2019
Ford will close its Bridgend manufacturing plant by September 2020 with the loss of 1,700 jobs, workers have been told....
5 Jun 2019
Many employers will have staff who have been fasting over the last month, as they observe Ramadan.
The most popular...
24 May 2019
Returning privately run agencies to public ownership, as the National Probation Service will soon experience, is becoming increasingly common. So what does nationalisation mean for HR?