A redundancy situation can arise in a variety of different circumstances but is often due to a downturn in business or through the closure or relocation of the company. Whatever the reason, our experienced team of employment lawyers understand how stressful it can be to be involved in a redundancy situation and are here to help.
Whilst redundancy is potentially a fair reason for dismissal, to dismiss fairly for redundancy an employer will need to show that there is a genuine redundancy situation (i.e. it is not simply being used as an excuse to dismiss an employee when, for example, the real reason is that the employee is not liked or is being discriminated against) and that they have followed a fair procedure, including consulting with the affected employees and looking for alternative employment.
Our specialist team of employment lawyers can support you through the redundancy process, ensuring that the process you are being subjected to is fair and reasonable. Whilst our primary aim will be to help save your role (assuming that is what you want), if your employment is terminated by reason of redundancy we will also be able to advise you as to the next steps, including the possibility of pursuing an Employment Tribunal or by advising on the terms of a Settlement Agreement if one is offered by the employer.
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