If you are being made redundant it means that your employer no longer requires your job. It is a form of dismissal. It is usually done when an employer needs to reduce its workforce. If you are being made redundant you may be eligible for certain rights such as,
The selection of who to make redundant should be a fair process. It should not be on the basis of;
if your employer has made you redundant on one of the above reasons it may be considered unfair dismissal. If that is the case you may be able to bring a claim against your employer. Each case will resolve on its own fact and therefore we would recommend that you contact us as soon as possible.
The government website has a very useful calculator to calculate your statutory redundancy pay.
Being made redundant is never a nice process. It can be a stressful time as not only are you losing your job but also having to look for a new one.
We can help to ensure that your rights are protected and that you are in the best possible position moving forward.
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