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MBL: Redundancy

If you’re facing redundancy due to the coronavirus crisis, what are your rights? If you're an employer needing to lay off staff, what are your obligations?

Are you worried you’re about to lose your job because of the coronavirus crisis? Has the job retention scheme kept you afloat since lockdown – but now your boss wants to let you go? If you’re facing redundancy, it's important to know your rights. How many days’ notice should you get and how much pay? If you're an employer, do you understand your obligations if you have to reduce your workforce? Millions of workers are at risk of redundancy in the coming months as the government furlough scheme starts to be phased out from August. So now is the time to get your redundancy queries answered.

Paul Lewis and a panel of experts are here with knowledge and advice. Email your questions to

Merrill April, Partner at CM Murray, specialist employment lawyers
Susan Raftery, Senior adviser at Acas, the conciliation and advice service for employees and employers
Minesh Patel, Welfare policy manager, Citizens Advice

Producer: Sally Abrahams
Editor: Emma Rippon

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