In the recent case of Shipp v City Sprint UK Limited an Employment Tribunal unanimously held that a senior employee was unfairly dismissed, harassed and discriminated against on the grounds of maternity/pregnancy and sex.
In the recent case of Gwynedd Council v Barratt the Court of Appeal confirmed that, on its own, the absence of a right to appeal against dismissal for redundancy does not make it unfair. However, it is one of the factors to be considered when determining the overall fairness of the dismissal.
If employers are proposing to make more than 20 people from a single establishment redundant within a 90-day period, they have to go through onerous collective consultation procedures. But when does the 90-day reference period start and end?
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, some employers will be facing the prospect of reorganising their businesses and making redundancies.
Follow our tips for dealing with a potential redundancy to ensure you get the best chance of keeping your role, and the best compensation if you do not.