What is redundancy?
There are many reasons why an employer might make workers redundant. It might be because the business is stopping trading or because new technology means that some jobs are no longer needed. But your employer has to follow strict procedures if they want to make someone redundant. For example you have a right to be consulted in good time and you might also have a right to get redundancy pay.
Whatever the reason your employer must follow legal guidelines.
Your rights when facing redundancy
Find out about your rights when facing redundancy from;
Being made redundant
Whatever the reason your employer must follow legal guidelines if they want to make anyone redundant. Find more information and advice about being made redundant from:
If you are being made redundant and are not sure if your employer is following the right process find a local adviser.
How much redundancy pay you get depends on how long you have worked for the same employer and what your employment status is. Find out about redundancy pay from;
If you think your employer is not paying you redundancy pay your are entitled to get specialist advice. Choose Find a local adviser below.
Find a local adviser
Get information and advice about what to do after you are made redundant from:
If you need help finding work because you have been made redundant, choose Out of Work below.