Redundancy

WHAT IS REDUNDANCY? Redundancy is a form of dismissal caused by an employer’s need to cut jobs, move the place of work or close down completely. Redundancy is treated as a dismissal in law like any other dismissal and is therefore subject to the same protections against unfair dismissal. It is essential that proper procedures […]

Unfair Dismissal

DISMISSAL : FAIR OR UNFAIR? An employer is able to dismiss an employee at any time. However, in normal circumstances, the employee must be given notice either in accordance with his contract of employment or in accordance with the statutory minimum periods of notice that apply. In addition, the employer must behave reasonably in the […]