What is redundancy?

Redundancy is a form of dismissal. It happens when an employer needs to reduce their workforce, either because they have too many employees or the business is moving or closing. If you’re being made redundant, you might be entitled to:

You must be selected for redundancy in a fair way, and not on the grounds of your age, or because you’re disabled or pregnant. If you are, this could be classed as an unfair dismissal and discrimination.

Why instruct our employment solicitors?

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It is important that you take prompt advice in order to protect your position.

We have offices across South Essex and London. If you feel that you need any advice, contact one of our employment law solicitors to answer any queries or arrange an appointment.

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