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Director of insolvent company was entitled to redundancy award, rules Employment Appeal Tribunal

The director of a failed company can be entitled to a redundancy payment as an 'employee', depending on the facts of the particular case, the UK's Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has said. 16 May 2014

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