An employee may be dismissed as redundant when a business closes down, or if the need for employees to carry out work of a particular kind has ceased or diminished or is expected to cease or diminish. When redundancies occur, the employer has a number of statutory duties towards employees, including the duty to consult them and to pay redundancy pay to those who are eligible.

Quick Facts

Key points you need to know on this topic.

In-depth

Detailed information on all matters in this topic.