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Good afternoon, The company I work for are looking to make

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Good afternoon,
The company I work for are looking to make redundancies, I have worked for them for 10 years and am thinking about volunteering for redundancy, but would like to know what I would be entitled to, someone said they would pay redundancy plus 10 wks notice and would like to know if this is the case or not?
Thank you

Ben Jones :

Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today.

Ben Jones :

Does your contract or a workplace policy state what your redundancy entitlement is?

Customer: No, I don't believe it does, I was transferred over when the last company went bankrupt
Ben Jones :

Who has told you that you will get an enhanced redundancy package?

Customer: A friend read it online, not sure where though
Customer: all I would like to know is what the minimum I would receive is and if a company has to give you notice
Ben Jones :

OK not sure what he was referring to exactly but if you were to volunteer for redundancy, or even if they make you redundant, you would be entitled to the following:

1. Redundancy pay at the minimum statutory entitlement, unless your contract allows for an enhanced redundancy package. You can calculate the minimum here:

2. Your contractual notice period, which cannot be less than one week for every full year of employment with the company

3. Any accrued holidays that remain outstanding

Ben Jones :

So maybe that is what he meant

Customer: Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX that was it, as I have been there for 10 years does that mean I would get redundancy plus 10 wks notice paid to me?
Ben Jones :

Yes, the redundancy payment and the notice are entirely separate

Customer: Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX that answers my question
Ben Jones :

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