Thomas Cook employees are taking legal action after being made redundant by the now defunct travel agent
The former employees are claiming Thomas Cook failed to consult or inform them about their impending redundancy. Employers are obliged to consult on a collective basis if they proposing to..
In Uradar v Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, the Claimant was made redundant and had a contractual redundancy entitlement of £43,949.04. The Trust refused to pay, claiming she had turned..
Does the duty to collectively consult employees regarding redundancies apply to employees based outside the UK?
The EAT has determined in Seahorse Maritime v Nautilus International that the duty to collectively consult in a redundancy situation can extend to employees working outside of the UK, but..
Green v London Borough of Barking & Dagenham..
Employee’s reason for rejecting suitable alternative employment was reasonable despite employer having no knowledge of this
The EAT held in Dunne v Colin & Avril Ltd that a book-keeper who declined an offer of suitable employment did so reasonably despite her reliance on health reasons not..
In Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a Tribunal’s finding that a redundancy process was ‘insensitive and perfunctory’ did not easily sit with..
Ex-City Link Directors cleared of criminal offence of for failing to notify BIS of large-scale redundancies
City Link was placed into administration on 24 December 2014, resulting in the loss of over 2000 jobs. Employers planning to dismiss between 20 and 99 staff or more staff..
Failure to give notice of redundancies can lead to unlimited criminal fines and disqualification from office
It has been reported this week that the Chief Executive of Sports Direct, Dave Forsey, is to face criminal charges for the failure on the part of a company of..