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UK government reviewing employee consultation and information sharing by businesses facing insolvency

The ways in which businesses facing financial difficulties and the possibility of making employee redundancies consult and provide information to those employees could be better, the UK government has said. 30 Mar 2015

Advocate general: Employment Appeal Tribunal was wrong in 'Woolworths' collective redundancy case

UK rules limiting collective consultation requirements to cases where an employer was proposing 20 or more redundancies "at one establishment" are  compatible with EU law, according to an adviser to the EU's highest court. 05 Feb 2015

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Collective redundancy uncertainty continues for employers ahead of first EU ruling, says expert

Large retailers and other employers seeking to make a number of redundancies across multiple sites will be hoping for clarity from the EU this week when a provisional decision is published in the so-called 'Woolworths' employment case, an expert has said.... 03 Feb 2015

EAT: employee who might be dismissed for gross misconduct may still be entitled to claim constructive dismissal

An employee is not prevented from resigning and bringing a constructive dismissal claim against a former employer by the fact that the employer may have been preparing a gross misconduct case against him, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled. 27 Aug 2014

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