Overview Document The law sets out various entitlements for employees following redundancy. An overview of redundancy, with links to more detailed information.

Qualifying for redundancy
If you lose your job you may be eligible for redundancy. This page summarises the rules on qualifying for a redundancy payment.

Redundancy payments
Describes redundancy payments and how statutory redundancy is calculated.

Redundancy procedures
There are a number of procedures employers must follow when making staff redundant. Find out about these procedures and how your rights are set down in law.

Collective redundancies
Collective redundancies occur when a number of people are being made redundant by an employer at the same time

Lay-off, short-time working and redundancy
If your employer has no work available for you, or less work available than usual, you may be put on a lay off or short time working arrangement.

Frequently asked questions about redundancy
Frequently asked questions about redundancy.

Taxation of lump sum payments
Lump sum payments in compensation for loss of employment are subject to tax. How is tax calculated and what are your entitlements?
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