The recent collapse of USC and City Link have been widely reported in the media and serve as a salutary reminder to companies of the need to follow the correct redundancy notification procedures. We look at what employers can learn from these events.
What the law says
Under Section 193 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULR(C)A) employers have a duty to notify the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) where they are proposing to dismiss as redundant at one establishment 20 or more employees within a 90 day period.
The timescale for this notification is…
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