If you are looking to make your business more efficient by restructuring and making staff redundancies our expert solicitors can guide you through the process. Often employers fall into the trap of using redundancy as a non-contentious way to end an employee’s employment contract. However, redundancy has a specific meaning.
Broadly speaking, redundancy situations fall into three categories:
Employers must follow a fair procedure, which includes consultation with employees, and adopt a proper selection process. An employer cannot necessarily avoid a claim for unfair dismissal merely because it can show that an employee was dismissed by reason of redundancy.
How our redundancy solicitors can help you: