Employment Lawyers Can Answer Your Employment Law Questions
Hello, I’m Ben, a UK lawyer and will be dealing with your case today. I may also need to ask some questions to determine the legal position.
What is the situation exactly? I will need to know the circumstances in more detail in order to best advise
Not at all. According to the Employment Rights Act 1996 there are five separate reasons that an employer could rely on to show that a dismissal was fair and legal: conduct, capability, redundancy, illegality or some other substantial reason (SOSR). SO redundancy, whether voluntary or compulsory, is one of the accepted legal reasons for termination and it will indeed be considered ‘lawful dismissal’.
Does this answer your query?
In general it would be the agreement rather than the articles