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Fair Selection Process In Redundancy Dismissals

  • Jan Mon, 2017

As an Employer, simply following the selection criteria for Redundancy could still mean that you may be faced with an Unfair Dismissal claim being brought against you! Selection criteria for redundancy Employers should consult affected employees regarding the selection criteria and the criteria must be consistently applied and be objective, fair and consistent. Examples of

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Redundancy: Useful Information

  • Sep Wed, 2016

Depending on the size and nature of the company, the contents of their redundancy procedure would normally contain the following: an introductory statement of intent towards maintaining job security, wherever practicable; details of the consultation arrangements with Trade Union’s or employee representatives; the measures proposed for minimising or avoiding compulsory redundancies; general guidance on the

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Redundancy – A Breakdown

  • Sep Wed, 2016

Can you claim if your employer does not follow the Consultation procedure? -Yes, you can. Employees also have a right to be consulted by their employer if their employer proposes to make a redundancy, if the employer proposes to make 20 or more employees redundant, at one establishment, over a period of 90 days or

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Work of an equal value and related claims

  • Sep Tue, 2016

Equal Rights The right to equal pay for equal work between men and women is set out in Article 141 of the EU Treaty. In the UK, it is found in the Equality Act 2010. The Act implies a sex equality clause into everyone’s contract of employment, modifying any term that is less favourable to

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Employees taking too much sick leave?

  • Sep Tue, 2016

Did you know that the terms contained in a staff handbook can be deemed part of your employee’s contract of employment?! In the case of the Department for Transport v Sparks, it was decided by the Court of Appeal that an absence management policy has a contractual effect. It was decided by the court that

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Redundancy – The Facts

  • Aug Thu, 2016

Less work does not mean redundancy! The statutory definition of redundancy is found in section 139 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 which states: For the purposes of this Act an employee who is dismissed shall be taken to be dismissed by reason of redundancy if the dismissal is wholly or mainly attributable to- (a)

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