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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.


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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