Whilst redundancies should always be handled in the context of a dismissal, it is one of the fairest grounds on which an employer can terminate a contract of employment. In these instances there are many legislative regulations that a firm must be in compliance with. Initially, a firm must establish that there stands a true redundancy situation. Such a situation arises when the job an employee did no longer exists. The statutory fulfillment of this definition is not always clear in instances where an organisation goes through a restructure, especially when it is carried out as a result of cost cutting rationale which is common in the current economic climate….
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