Dilemma of the month… redundancy exercise

Wynn-Evans, Charles
May 2009
Employers Law;May2009, p27
Trade Publication
This article discusses the dilemma under the labor redundancy laws in Great Britain. It discusses whether a non-unionised employer that needs to conduct a redundancy exercise affecting more than 20 employees can avoid the process of electing and consulting with employee representatives. It explains that under this scenario it is good to emphasize that only employees count in the calculations and those employed on a fixed-term contract do not count. It advises employers to always be transparent on redundancy exercise.


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