Being made redundant or even put at risk of redundancy can be a highly stressful time, particularly if after years of longstanding employment you find yourself in this position.
As part of a fair process, employers must be able to demonstrate they have taken all reasonable steps to avoid making redundancies (for example by demonstrating they have already considered other measures such as reduced hours, ceasing overtime, pay reductions, offering other vacant roles to the staff affected etc.)
If you are an employee and you have more than two years’ continuous service with your employer, then you are entitled to a statutory redundancy payment. This is calculated by reference to your age and the length of your employment.
Oakwood Solicitors has expert lawyers in Employment Claims. We specialise in acting for clients under no-win, no-fee agreements. We can advise you on the compensation available if you are facing redundancy.