What is a collective redundancy process?
You’re part of a ‘collective redundancy’ if your employer is making 20 or more people redundant. Your employer has to hold a group consultation if there’s a collective redundancy. Contact your nearest Citizens Advice if your employer is making 20 or more people redundant but doesn’t follow these rules.
What is a collective consultation process?
Collective consultation is consultation of an employer with employee representatives or union representatives about proposed dismissals. In particular, the consultation must cover ways of: Avoiding the dismissals. Reducing the numbers of employees to be dismissed and. Mitigating the consequences of the dismissals.
Can you run collective and individual consultation concurrently?
Individual consultation must always take place too. This should never take place before the start of collective consultation but can sometimes run concurrently.
What’s the notice period for redundancy?
The statutory redundancy notice periods are: at least one week’s notice if employed between one month and 2 years. one week’s notice for each year if employed between 2 and 12 years. 12 weeks’ notice if employed for 12 years or more.
What happens during redundancy consultation?
During consultation, you should discuss: the changes that are needed, what you plan to do, and why. ways to avoid or make fewer redundancies. the skills and experience needed for the future.
How long is a redundancy process?
|Number of proposed redundancies||Minimum consultation period before dismissal|
|20 to 99||30 days|
|100 or more||45 days|
How do you implement a redundancy plan?
We’ll take you through the following steps:
- Step 1: Be clear on your reasons.
- Step 2: Determine which roles will be placed at risk of redundancy.
- Step 3: Let people know their post is at risk of redundancy.
- Step 4: Draw up a selection criteria.
- Step 5: First individual consultation meeting.
- Step 6: Selection criteria scoring.
Can I be accompanied at a redundancy consultation meeting?
An employee does not have an absolute legal right to be accompanied to all the redundancy consultation meetings, but the best advice for employers is to allow the request for a companion for those employees who wish to be accompanied. The right to be accompanied applies to a ‘disciplinary or grievance’ hearing.
Do you accrue holiday during redundancy notice period?
Yes, in respect of statutory entitlement to 5.6 weeks’ paid annual leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833). A period during which an employee is working out their notice is a normal period of employment for this purpose. …
What does collective consultation mean in redundancy process?
Collective consultation is a discussion process between an employer and representatives of any employees who will be affected by a potential redundancy exercise.
Do you need legal advice for collective redundancy?
Access unlimited legal advice without the worry of costs with our Triple A support. Consultation with any affected employees is a requirement in any redundancy situation, but where an employer is considering collective redundancies, a collective consultation exercise may also be required.
How many redundancies can an employer make at the same time?
If your employer is making up to 19 redundancies, there are no rules about how they should carry out the consultation. If they’re making 20 or more redundancies at the same time, the collective redundancy rules apply.
Do you have to notify the RPS before making a redundancy?
Collective consultation. Follow these steps. You must notify the Redundancy Payments Service (RPS) before a consultation starts. The deadline depends on the number of proposed redundancies. Consult with trade union representatives or elected employee representatives – or with staff directly if there are none.