Collective redundancies: ACAS guidance arrival…

As covered in our March newsletter, on 6 April new collective redundancy regulations came into force which mean that where 100 or more redundancies are proposed the consultation will need to begin no later than 45 days before the first dismissal takes effect (rather than 90 days). We now also have the new accompanying ACAS…
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Redundancy Consultation: Big Changes Coming…

In our June 2012 Newsletter, Government News: Collective Redundancy Consultation, we discussed the Government’s consultation on collective redundancy. This consultation proposed changes on the basis that the current 90-day collective redundancy regime is “unsuitable for the current UK labour market”; the law is “too restrictive”; and Government guidance is “not clear enough”.
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