Redundancy
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Redundancy Documents

A range of documents covering every redundancy scenario

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Redundancy payments ready reckoner
Statutory redundancy pay is the minimum payment that must be made to an employee who is to be made redundant. It is calculated according to age, length of service and their gross weekly pay.Redundancy paymentsIf the employee that you're making redundant has been employed by you for two years or more,... Read more
DOWNLOAD April 2019
Type: Document
Rejection of volunteer for redundancy letter
If you have invited applications for voluntary redundancy as part of your redundancy consultation procedure, you don't have to accept everyone who applies and you can still revert to compulsory redundancy if necessary. Use our rejection of volunteer for redundancy letter to decline an employee's application.Good... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Letter
Letter inviting employees to elect employee representatives
If, having asked for nominations for election as employee representatives to enable you to collectively consult on redundancy or to consult in a TUPE transfer situation, there are more nominations than the number of representatives proposed, use our letter inviting employees to elect employee representatives... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Letter
Second redundancy consultation letter
When contemplating making an employee redundant, you will first need to enter into a period of individual consultation, which will involve arranging a series of meetings with the employee to discuss your proposal in more detail. Compulsory redundancyOnce you have explored all the avenues to avoid a redundancy... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Letter
Letter to wider workforce about redundancy situation
It's good practice to inform the wider workforce about a redundancy situation as it can stop rumours and ease unrest. They don't need to know all the details about your redundancy programme but do let them know what parts of the business are affected and that you're to begin consultation with "at risk"... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Letter
Information and consultation flow chart
This flow chart highlights the various situations where you may be legally obliged to inform and consult with a variety of employee representatives.   Overview of main obligationsHealth and safety: You must consult with employees or their representatives on health and safety matters. Safety representatives... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Flow chart
Successful trial period in alternative work
Where an employee accepts an alternative post during a redundancy programme, if the terms and conditions differ from those of their current post, there's a statutory trial period for both parties to establish whether the post is suitable for the employee. If the trial period is successful and employment... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Letter
Redundancy payment calculation
On making a redundancy payment, you're under a statutory duty to supply a written statement indicating how the amount of the payment has been calculated, and this is based on the employee's age, length of employment and gross weekly wage. Our redundancy payment calculation will ensure you comply with... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Form
Dismissal on notice due to redundancy letter
Dismissal on notice letter due to redundancy letterYou should only use this letter where the employee has been employed for less than two years and you are making less than 20 redundancies within a 90-day period. This is because longer-serving employees have unfair dismissal rights so they need to be... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Letter
Time off to look for work on redundancy letter
An employee who has been given notice of redundancy and who has two years' continuous employment is entitled to reasonable time off work during their notice period to look for a new job or arrange training for future employment. However, pay is limited to two-fifths of one week's pay. Use our letter... Read more
DOWNLOAD September 2018
Type: Letter
 
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