Redundancy Advice

If you have recently been Made Redundant and are looking from advice in relation to Redundancy Law, then this page is for you. Our specialist employment law solicitors in Blaby, Coalville and Leicester can provide you with specific legal advice. What follows is a generic guide to redundancy and should not be relied upon as legal advice in your specific circumstances.

For the purposes of entitlement to a redundancy payment, an employee is dismissed by reason of redundancy if the reason for dismissal is:

  • the employer ceases carrying on the business in which the employee worked
  • the employer ceases carrying on the business in the place in which the employee worked, or
  • the business needed fewer people carrying out work of the kind which the employee performed

In general, employees dismissed by reason of redundancy have rights to:

We look at each of these separately.