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Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. How long have you worked there for?PS: I am mobile today so won't be able to respond immediately but I will get back to you later this afternoon, thank you
Thanks for your patience. If there is a redundancy situation, an employer has a duty to offer those employees at risk any suitable alternative employment (“SAE”) that may exist at the time. The objective is to keep the employee in a job rather than make them redundant. Therefore, if an employee accepts an offer of SAE, their employment will continue in the new position and they would lose their entitlement to a redundancy payment.
If the offer is considered unsuitable and the employee refuses it, they will be made redundant and still receive redundancy pay. However, if the offer was suitable and the employee unreasonably refuses it, they would effectively be resigning and will lose their entitlement to redundancy pay.
So the key is whether this job that would remain is something that is considered suitable for you to do. This would usually be down to the employer to decide but if you have the relevant experience and believe your skills match it then you can raise this with the employer and request that they consider offering it to you to meet their obligations under redundancy regulations. Just note that offering you a job does not mean you are guaranteed it, simply that you get the chance to apply for it, with the most suitable candidate still the one that may get the offer in the end.
Please let me know if this has answered your original question or if you need me to clarify anything else for you in relation to this? Thanks
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