Redundancy

If you're being made redundant, Tees can guide you through the process - from disputing your selection, to getting the right exit package.

Ellieshia Hyam, Bishop's Stortford
Ellieshia Hyam, trainee solicitor in Bishops Stortford

Redundancy legal advice

It may be the first time you’ve been made redundant and you just don’t know what to expect. Or maybe you’ve been there before and this time your employer doesn’t seem to be following the process properly? If you’ve been selected for redundancy, it’s important to get advice quickly because there are strict legal deadlines which must be kept to. 

Our redundancy legal services

Our employment team are experts in the law on redundancy. We can advise and support you wherever you are in the redundancy process. We can help you with:

  • explaining to you the redundancy process and your rights
  • we can talk to your employer for you and give you practical advice about how you should approach meetings with your employer
  • putting forward other suggestions to your employer, as part of your redundancy consultation 
  • look at suitable alternative employment at the company
  • dispute your redundancy 
  • conduct legal proceedings for unfair dismissal, if you choose
  • investigate compensation and entitlements 
  • negotiate exit packages and settlement agreements
  • help with TUPE - if part of the business is being sold or outsourced to another company. The laws are complex - make sure you get specialist legal advice.

Redundancy - supporting you with legal expertise

Redundancy comes as a shock to most people. It can happen to anyone and we're here to help you find a practical way forward. Our priority is to make sure you're treated fairly and receive the best possible settlement. We’ll use our experience and knowledge of the law to explain what your options are. We’ll work with you to try to give you some control over your situation and help you to manage it.

You’ll find our team friendly and easy to talk to. We’re always happy to see you in person, but we’ll keep in touch by phone, email and letter – whatever works for you, so you only need to come to our office if you want to.

Our specialist lawyers are based in:

  • Cambridgeshire: Cambridge
  • Essex: Brentwood, Chelmsford, and Saffron Walden
  • Hertfordshire: Bishop's Stortford and Royston 

But we can help you wherever you are in England and Wales.

Call our specialist employment solicitors on 0808 231 1320

or fill out our enquiry form and a solicitor will get in touch.

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Redundancy FAQs

What is redundancy?

Redundancy is a type of dismissal which usually applies in the following situations:

  • When your employer has a reduced need for the work that you carry out
  • When your employer ceases to trade
  • When the place where you work is closing.
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