Redundancy: the dos and the don’ts

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Despite living in better economic times – even with Brexit in the background – there are still some sectors, including transport, where the risk of redundancy exists. Chloe Themistocleous explains

Despite growth in the coach and bus sector, there are firms that are making staff redundant for a number of reasons and not all follow the procedures to the letter.

Drivers made redundant in August 2017 following the liquidation of a North Yorkshire coach company – Utopia – were lucky that rival First York offered a helping hand; they were urged to contact First York to apply for vacancies.

It appears that the drivers weren’t told that they had been made redundant, instead they heard the news from the company’s Twitter post. […]

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