Monthly Archives: March 2017


Redundancy: Do I need to create jobs for redundant employees by sacking contractors or labour hire workers?

  The cases do not give a clear answer. However, they do suggest the business rationale for using contractors or labour hire is very important to defending an unfair dismissal claim on account of genuine redundancy. We explore this issue below.   The basics Let’s start with the basics. First, a redundancy will not be [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Redundancy: Our top tips

  After months of agonising, you make a tough decision. The business is going to make (or propose) redundancies. Now you need to think about implementation. Which position(s) should be made redundant? How am I going to break the news? Should redeployment be offered? Can redundant employees bring an unfair dismissal claim?  Below we share [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments