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Redundancy: the procedure to follow
  1. Reg Lloyd

    Reg Lloyd was a deep sea diver before training as a barrister. He now works for Eastgate Assistance which operates the BVA Legal Advice Helpline.


OCCASIONALLY, a veterinary practice may need to make one or more of its employees redundant, if, say, rationalising practice work and dispensing with an unprofitable area of activity. In order to avoid claims of unfair dismissal being made by those employees, it is necessary to follow a strict procedure. In this article, Reg Lloyd outlines the circumstances under which an employee may be made redundant and the procedure that must be adhered to.

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