If you are being or have been made redundant,
did they do it fairly and what can you do about the situation.
Most people are dismissed on the grounds of redundancy.
The question is, was it a genuine redundancy?
For it to be a genuine redundancy, the work
that you undertook and the requirement for you to do it must
cease or diminish. This means the job has either gone or there
is less need for that particular work.
It is obvious your job has gone if there
is a closure of a factory or a business unless of course that
business is taken over and run by someone else doing the same
or similar work.
If you are employed over one year, then you
have the right for written reasons for your dismissal. If you
have not obtained the written reasons for dismissal i.e. a
letter stating why you have been dismissed, then ask for it
If you are facing redundancy visit our redundancy pages.
If you are being unfairly Dismissed, visit our Unfair Dismissal pages.
If you are being disrciminated against due to race, visit our Race Discrimination pages.
If you are considering going to an Employment Tribunal then see our Employment Tribunal pages
If you are facing Constructive Dismissal, visit our Constructive Dismissal pages.
If you are losing your job due to Misconduct or Gross Misconduct, visit our Misconduct or Gross Misconduct pages.
If you are losing your job due to Capability then visit our Capability pages
If you think you may be suffering from disability discrimination then visit our disability discrimination pages
If you are being asked to sign a Compromise Agreement, then visit our Compromise Agreement pages.
If you are being put on Garden Leave then please see our Garden Leave pages
A failure to give written reasons for
the dismissal can render the employer liable to pay you two
weeks pay at an Employment Tribunal.