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Redundancy consultation period and compensation considered by employment appeal tribunal in the case of a company on the brink of insolvency. Our employment lawyers explain.

23/05/2013

Before making large scale redundancies there is a duty on employers to consult with its workforce. In a recent employment law case (AEI Cables Ltd v GMB and others) the employer had not provided any consultation period before making redundancies arguing that the company was on the brink of insolvency and so it had to act quickly to save the company.

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66 per cent of divorced women rely on state pensions

17/05/2013

Two in five women say they are worse off financially after divorce. The relative poverty of women in retirement as compared to men has been a problem for a long time. At the time of settlements being negotiated it is important to obtain details of what it will provide by way of income going forward.

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