Redundancy Scoring – important decision

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It was held to be an unfair dismissal if the employer would not give the employee an explanation of the scoring and a meaningful chance to comment on the scores

Author: Dennis Chapman
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Clients are aware that where there are a number of potential candidates for redundancy in a ‘pool’ then it is necessary to apply the system of scoring to ascertain who will be the one(s) chosen to be made redundant.  

In a recent case (Pinewood Repro Ltd t/a County Print v Mr G Page) it was held to be an unfair dismissal if the employer would not give the employee an explanation of the scoring and a meaningful chance to comment on the scores as part of the fair consultation process. 

Dennis Chapman

In remembrance of Dennis Chapman 1951 -2015

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