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Redundancy – Getting it Right For Employers

Workplace Redundancies – What Every Employer Should Know

On 26 May 2021, Kemi Badenoch MP, the Minister for Equalities, made a statement outlining that the gendered impact of the pandemic has not been clear cut.  In summary, the Government confirmed that more men were made redundant during the pandemic than women. Although women were furloughed at a disproportionate rate than men, she stated

CJRS: Claiming for Employees Serving Their Notice


Although the CJRS has now been extended to 31 October 2020, the government has made it clear that it will expect employers to make a financial contribution towards furloughed employees’ furlough pay from 1 August 2020. Furloughing employees beyond that date will therefore come at a cost to employers and many are considering whether they can afford to retain

Making staff redundant – get it right or risk facing costly Employment Tribunal claims

Recent headlines which saw Sainsburys announce they would be cutting 2,000 jobs, BAE Systems almost the same and Vauxhall 400, has highlighted the importance of businesses having the correct HR and legal resources to ensure organisations are following a fair and proper process. Smaller companies rarely have inhouse resources to assist with similar problems, thus, making small

Pregnant women, new mothers and redundancy – don’t get caught out!

If an employer finds that they need to restructure their organisation and make redundancies, then it is extremely important that they are careful about the way they treat pregnant employees or employees on maternity leave. In the first instance, it is important that employers understand pregnancy and maternity protection. The purpose of this legislation is