Redundancy Checklist

Posted in : Templates and Checklists ROI on 16 January 2012
Linda Hynes
Lewis Silkin
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This months topic is ensuring fair procedures are used when carrying out redundancies.

Several recent EAT decisions point to an increasing trend for the Employment Appeals Tribunal to find that although a redundancy situation may be very genuine and necessary, the way the redundancy has been carried out was found to be unfair and therefore an unfair dismissal. The compensation awarded in these cases has also been relatively significant.

Leman Solicitors have prepared a template checklist for employers to use to ensure they are adhering to fair procedures when carrying out redundancies. Ultimately it does not matter how justified the reasons are for redundancies and the urgency required,

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Linda Hynes
Lewis Silkin

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