Can your job be replaced if made redundant?

Can your job be replaced if made redundant?

Yes, you can replace a redundant position. However, right up until the redundant employee’s last day of employment you should be considering whether there is suitable alternative employment that you could offer them within your organisation.

Do you get full pay on redundancy?

Redundancy pay is based on your earnings before tax (called gross pay). For each full year you’ve worked for your employer, you get: up to age 22 – half a week’s pay. age 22 to 40 – 1 week’s pay.

Can a part time employee be made redundant in the UK?

An employer plans to make redundancies and is considering making their part-time worker redundant, rather than the full-time employees. Martin Brewer and Esther Smith advise on following a fair procedure. We are looking at restructuring our field staff. We currently have two full-time and one part-time staff covering all of the UK.

When to apply for Fair Work redundancy pay?

Employees who were made redundant before 31 December 2014 may have been entitled to more generous redundancy pay under an old award. If you think this may apply to you or for more information, Contact us. An employer can apply to the Fair Work Commission to have the amount of redundancy they have to pay reduced if:

How does the amount of redundancy pay work?

The amount of redundancy pay the employee gets is based on their continuous service with their employer. Continuous service is the length of time they are employed by the business and doesn’t include unpaid leave.

What do you get if you are made redundant in Northern Ireland?

A redundancy payout is essentially compensation for your loss of work. Here’s how it works: You get statutory redundancy pay as a minimum, provided you’ve worked for your employer for two years or more. The limit is currently £538 a week (£560 in Northern Ireland) if you were made redundant on or after 6 April 2020.

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