redundancies - Whatisredundancy...

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What is redundancy? Redundancy has two different meanings for the purposes of UK employment law. One to establish entitlement to redundancy payments and one for the right to be consulted. For entitlement to redundancy payments, under the Employment Rights Act 1996, redundancy arises when employees are dismissed because: the employer has ceased, or intends to cease, to carry on the business for the purposes of which the employee was so employed; or the employer has ceased, or intends to cease, to carry on the business in the place where the employee was so employed; or the requirements of the business for employees to carry out work of a particular kind has ceased or diminished or are expected to cease or diminish; or the requirements of the business for the employees to carry out work of a particular kind, in the place where they were so employed, has ceased or
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