For any employment redundancy legal advice call our employment redundancy solicitors at Davenport Solicitors – Employment Law Solicitors, London. Reach us at +44 (0)20 7959 2358 or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the most important things for a business is to remain flexible and this means reacting to changes and circumstances. Ideally, a business would have to react to growing and developing in a positive manner, but we understand that many businesses face difficulties and problems that may require them to make changes that they would prefer not to make. However, if a business comes to the conclusion that they need to reduce their workforce or restructure their business, it is best to face up to the circumstances and act in the most appropriate manner. Making people redundant is a difficult decision and a difficult task for any business. However, It is crucial that such situations are handled in the most effective manner.
At Davenport Solicitors, we understand that the threat of redundancy can cause a change in the mood of a workplace and redundancies are usually met with a wide range of reactions. It is important that employers follow the current processes and procedures. This is where we can help you.
A dismissal on grounds of redundancy can occur where there is a business closure, workplace closure or there is a reduced requirement for employees to carry out a particular work. As an employer, you cannot afford to make redundancies without knowing what you need to do. An error at this stage of the process could lead to you dealing with a costly tribunal claim. One example is the fact that employees who have been employed for at least 2 years are entitled to a redundancy payment and not knowing this can cause significant trouble for your business.
It is vital that you can establish that you acted reasonably in all the circumstances in dismissing the employee. This will involve carrying out a fair procedure and apply a fair criterion for selecting redundant employees. This is an area where we can help. Whether you are facing large-scale redundancies or it is a small section of employees that are facing this situation, it is important that everyone is treated fairly and in compliance with UK employment law. At Davenport Solicitors, we aim to provide you with expertise and experience that ensures you fully comply with all legal requirements in this situation.
If you are considering dismissing employees due to a redundancy situation we will:
Our experienced team of employment redundancy solicitors is on hand to provide you with guidance and representation at all stages of a redundancy situation. In an ideal world, prevention is always the best solution and we are available to assist you from as early in the process as possible. However, no matter when you realize that you need expert legal help, get in touch and we will be able to assist you.
For more information, call our employment law experts on +44 (0)20 7959 2358
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