Yes. If plans are being made by the employer to make an employee redundant, the employee is entitled to some degree of notice, with the amount of notice required dependent on the terms as set out in their contract of [...]
If an employee claims to have been unfairly dismissed, they are within their right to appeal the dismissal. If their appeal is successful, the options available to the employee include reinstatement (return to previous role), re-engagement (return to the employer [...]
An employee may be entitled to a redundancy payment. The magnitude of this payment is calculated in accordance with the terms and conditions as set out in the employees contract of employment, and the statutory entitlements.
During a tough time in the business cycle, what criteria should be considered when considering which employee to make redundant?
Factors to be considered when selecting an employee to put forward for redundancy will typically include their attendance record, their disciplinary record, the employees skills/experience and their aptitude for work. While these criteria are a strong guideline, this is not [...]