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What are my rights if I'm made redundant?
Redundancy is a fair form of dismissal. It occurs when an employer decides they need fewer people in the business.
In practice, redundancy happens in one of the following situations:
- A business is closing
- A workplace is closing - a specific branch of the business is shutting down
- There is less need for the employees to do a particular type of work in the organisation.
Your employer must follow a fair procedure and allow you to appeal.