Posts Tagged Redundancy

CEO faces criminal charges over staff redundancies

Dave Forsey thought to be first FTSE100 chief to be charged under Trade Union Act According to the magazine People Management the chief executive of Sports Direct, Dave Forsey, has reportedly stepped down from his post just days before he was due to face criminal charges over […]

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Key changes to redundancy consultation, selection and pay

As 2013 draws to a close, the following article in People Management looks at the most important developments of the last 12 months in legislation and case law on redundancies. Collective consultation This year has seen fundamental changes to the collective redundancy consultation requirements in the Trade […]

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Changes to Collective Redundancy – 20 or more redundancies

In 2008 we lost one of our most well known high street names – Woolworths. From a collective redundancy point of view, this was an interesting case as clearly Woolworths were making more than 20 staff redundant within 90 days, but as they were not all “at […]

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Redundancy Consultation

The EAT has found that an employer acted unreasonably when it used a series of competency tests normally used in its recruitment process to select staff for redundancy. In an attempt to avoid subjectivity and bias, the employer had developed an elaborate selection procedure, including the competency […]

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Redundancy Pooling – get it right and survive scrutiny

A case highlighted in People Management recently has highlighted the importance of your pooling in redundancy situations. The article focuses on the case of Wrexham Golf Co Ltd v Ingham  where the Golf Club had decided that savings needed to be made.  The Club decided that the role […]

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