Making staff redundant

Last updated: 24 April 2018

Redundancy is when you dismiss an employee because you no longer:

  • carry out the business they're employed for
  • carry out business in the place where they're employed
  • need them to carry out work of a particular kind

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  • employee rights
  • avoiding redundancies
  • non-compulsory redundancy
  • compulsory redundancy
  • redundancy consultations
  • giving staff notice
  • redundancy pay

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