Redundancies and Dismissals

Read information and advice on the serious issues of redundancy and staff dismissals

Nobody enjoys making employee redundancies or taking the decision to fire people, but sometimes it's the only option. Our content offers advice on matters including redundancy pay, HR procedures and the law. The articles also signpost to other helpful information such as government websites and legal guidelines.

A Guide to Director Redundancy

A Guide to Director Redundancy

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A Guide to Director Redundancy

Closing down a business can be a complicated process, with directors often overlooking the fact that they are eligible for redundancy pay. Gary Addison talks us through the small print

Employment Tribunal Fees: The Impact of Abolition

Employment Tribunal Fees: The Impact of Abolition

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Employment Tribunal Fees: The Impact of Abolition

Four years after their introduction, the Supreme Court has abolished employment tribunal fees, ruling them unlawful. But what does it mean for employers?

Terminating an Executive Officer After TARP Funding

Terminating an Executive Officer After TARP Funding

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Terminating an Executive Officer After TARP Funding

What are the consequences for terminating an executive officer in a US firm that has accepted Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) government funding?

Acas and Employment Disputes

Acas and Employment Disputes

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Acas and Employment Disputes

An overview of the role of Acas' role in employment dispute resolution.

The Employment Tribunal Timeline

The Employment Tribunal Timeline

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The Employment Tribunal Timeline

Planning to make a claim to the employment tribunal? Wondering how long the process will take? This step-by-step guide covers everything you need to know

What is Statutory Redundancy Pay?

What is Statutory Redundancy Pay?

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What is Statutory Redundancy Pay?

An introduction to statutory redundancy pay and how much you need pay.

Introduction to Redundancy Consultation

Introduction to Redundancy Consultation

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Introduction to Redundancy Consultation

If you're being affected by possible redundancies, you need to know what redundancy consultation is and how long it lasts for...

Advice on Quitting Your Job

Advice on Quitting Your Job

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Advice on Quitting Your Job

Quitting your job can often be one of the most stressful points in your career. Here are our top tips for smoothing the process just a little bit.

4 Common Reasons for Dismissal

4 Common Reasons for Dismissal

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4 Common Reasons for Dismissal

Have to sack an employee is a sad reality of running a business, whatever the reason. But what are the most common reasons employees are let go?

Key Criteria for Making Redundancies

Key Criteria for Making Redundancies

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Key Criteria for Making Redundancies

Redundancy is never an easy thing to do, so here's guidance on how to handle this difficult task.

So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

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So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

Your employer's obligations for payments when employment ends - pay for severance, gardening leave and notice period.

Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

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Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

Your obligations when reducing staff hours, and your options if you need cut costs temporarily.

Firing Employees - FAQs

Firing Employees - FAQs

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Firing Employees - FAQs

The process of firing an employee always leads to questions. Here are the most frequently asked questions, and how to cover your back as an employer.

Want to Stop Employees Leaving or Want Someone to Quit?

Want to Stop Employees Leaving or Want Someone to Quit?

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Want to Stop Employees Leaving or Want Someone to Quit?

Whether you're curious about staff interviewing for other jobs, or you want someone to quit, always follow legal lines.

What is a Frontline Employee?

What is a Frontline Employee?

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What is a Frontline Employee?

We take a quick look at what frontline employees do within a business.