What are my rights in case of redundancy?

What are my rights in case of redundancy?

According to redundancy law, you’re entitled to a minimum notice period of: 12 weeks’ notice if employed for 12 years or more. At least one week’s notice if you have been employed between one month and two years. One week’s notice for each year if employed between two and 12 years.

What is weekly redundancy pay?

For each full year you’ve worked for your employer, you get: up to age 22 – half a week’s pay. age 22 to 40 – 1 week’s pay. age 41 and older – 1.5 weeks’ pay.

How is redundancy notice pay worked out?

Your notice pay is based on the average you earned per week over the 12 weeks before your notice period starts. If you were paid less than usual because you were ‘on furlough’ because of coronavirus, your notice pay is based on what you would have earned normally.

Is there a cap on weekly redundancy pay?

If you were made redundant on or after 6 April 2021, your weekly pay is capped at £544 and the maximum statutory redundancy pay you can get is £16,320. If you were made redundant before 6 April 2021, these amounts will be lower. Calculate your redundancy pay.

Can you make someone redundant if their job still exists?

No, but often the issue of whether or not a job still exists is a complicated one. Your employer has to be reasonable when making you redundant. Your employer can make you redundant if they genuinely don’t need you to do your job and your skills are no longer needed.

Are you entitled to holiday pay if you are made redundant?

Holiday in your notice period You’ll be paid for any holiday you have left over when you leave. If you do go on holiday in your notice period you’re entitled to your usual wage. If you get contractual holiday, you’ll need to check what your contract says about holiday.

Can you get fined for working on furlough?

Under the legislation, companies who have dishonestly claimed furlough based on dishonest or inaccurate information will face penalties or criminal action. The civil penalties are 100% of the amount not used for employees’ costs.

Can I get a job straight after redundancy?

A Typically there are no restrictions on you taking up employment after you are made redundant. Unless the terms and conditions of your redundancy package explicitly forbids you from taking up employment in the near future, you should not worry about getting another job.