1. Yes your wife does have a claim against Philip Gill & Co. in these circumstances as they were negligent in not forward the RT1 redundancy form to E&L. A liquidator owes a duty to all employees of a liquidated company when he is acted as liquidator to take care that their interests are not prejudiced by his actions when dealing with the liquidation. Here if E&L fail to accept or if your wife is at a loss owing to the non forwarding of the redundancy form, then your wife has a cause of action against Philip Gill in negligence. The liquidator will carry professional indemnity insurance to cover against losses suffered by his actions. So if you do not get a positive response within 14 days, then you should get yourself a solicitor and sue Philip Gill.