Category Archives: Redundancy

When is Redundancy not Redundancy?

In Fish v Glen Golf Club EATS/0057/11, Mr Fish, a golf club secretary, argued that his dismissal was not for redundancy, but because the committee took a dim view of his conduct and capability. It is not unusual for employers … Continue reading

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100 City Traders at UBS put on risk of Redundancy

100 UK based staff at Swiss Bank UBS learnt they had lost their jobs, when they refused entry to their offices. The redundancies came as part of a worldwide cull of staff at UBS. The first the UBS staff were … Continue reading

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Fees in the Employment Tribunal

The Government has announced plans to introduce Employment Tribunal Fees. The fees will be introduced in summer 2013. Fees will be charged in two stages; the first will be payable when a claim is issued; the second will be payable … Continue reading

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Redundancy Law: Is it fair to have a selection pool of one?

  When employers make redundancies, they usually know the staff they least want to keep. This was certainly true for me, when I was at The Law Society and needed to lose 10 posts in 1990. But employment law requires … Continue reading

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