Our Employment Law Aberdeen solicitors can help you with the preparation and presentation of your case at an Employment Tribunal. Employment tribunals are independent judicial bodies, like courts, where disputes between employers and employees are resolved.  We have significant experience in appearing at Employment Tribunals throughout Aberdeen and Scotland.

Employment Tribunal Representation

Whether you are looking for initial advice about whether to make such a claim or need advice to defend such a claim, or are nearing the date of an employment tribunal hearing our employment lawyers will be able to help.

Redundancy Advice from Employment Law Aberdeen

Our employment law solicitors can assist employees with redundancy advice. In general an employee will be redundant if the entire business in which he or she worked is no longer in a position to trade, or if the business continues to trade but there is no longer a requirement at the employee's particular place of work for workers of the employee's type or for their particular skill.

Call us on 01224 039 191 to speak wth an expert employment lawyer.

Redundancy Payments

In order to qualify for redundancy payments the employee in question must have been in continuous employment with the employer for at least 2 years prior to the date of dismissal. There are, however, some workers who will be excluded from this rule - contact us today to find out more about this.

Voluntary Redundancy

An employer can seek out employees who may wish to consider a voluntary redundancy situation rather than having to be involved in a redundancy selection process.  Often a voluntary redundancy package is enhanced. Employees should obtain legal advice on such matters.

Statutory Redundancy

Statutory Redundancy is the minimum payment allowed by law to be made in a redundancy dismissal.  To qualify for payment, an employee must have at least two years’ continuous employment with their employer. 

The size of payment depends on the employee’s length of service, age and weekly pay. As a guide your minimum statutory redundancy payments would be as follows: Half a week's pay for each complete year of service below the age of 22; • One week's pay for each year between 22 and 40; and • One and a half week's pay for each year above the age of 41. To find out more about statutory redundancy contact our Aberdeen employment lawyers.

Redundancy Rights

If are going to be made redundant, or have been made redundant, then you are entitled to work your notice period, go on gardening leave, or receive pay in lieu of notice. Check your employment contract for details of this, or contact us on 01224 039 191 for assistance. In redundancy situations all employers have to follow a recognised procedure - contact our solicitors at Aberdeen Employment Law if you need advice on this.

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