Redundancy & Insolvency > How do I claim a redundancy payment?
By law, your employer must make the
payment when or soon after you are dismissed. There is no need for you
to make a claim unless your employer does not pay or says that you are
not entitled to a payment. If this happens, you should write to your
employer asking for payment or take the matter to an employment
tribunal, or both. You must act within six months of the date your
employment ended. If
you do not make a written claim, or do not apply to an employment
tribunal within six months, you may lose the right to a payment. But a
tribunal will still have the power to decide whether you should receive
a payment if you apply to it within a further six months and it is
satisfied that there were good reasons for the delay.