Meaning of REDUNDANCY in English

REDUNDANCY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

compulsory redundancies

the threat of compulsory redundancies

redundancy pay British English , severance pay American English (= pay when there is no longer a job for you )

We invested our redundancy pay in a new business venture.

redundancy pay

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

compulsory

The bulk of the jobs will go next year, and the company is promising there will be no compulsory redundancies .

Hugh was at the Milton sit-in, where the workers won a fight to stop compulsory redundancies but lost the war.

The foremen, members of the white-collar Manufacturing Science and Finance union, were protesting over the threat of compulsory redundancies .

They are among 1,500 staff of the bank who are facing compulsory redundancy .

Read in studio Management say any compulsory redundancies will be announced later.

And there would be no more compulsory redundancies .

The ballot came as a result of threats of compulsory redundancies .

Labour moderates win over four of the hard left by agreeing that the cuts shall involve as few compulsory redundancies as possible.

statutory

These figures highlight the low level of statutory minimum redundancy payments for both men and women.

Furthermore, a statutory redundancy payment will be offset against the basic award.

There would have been no more than the statutory redundancies .

The scheme was subsidised by the taxpayer in the granting to employers of a sizeable rebate on each statutory redundancy payment made.

The Secretary of State maintained that because of section 82 the applicant was not entitled to a statutory redundancy payment.

As a result, a volunteer remains entitled to his statutory right to redundancy pay.

Thus, Crown servants are not entitled to statutory redundancy payments, but most have the right not to be unfairly dismissed.

The qualifying period for the right to statutory redundancy pay is two years.

voluntary

Early retirement and voluntary redundancy schemes often result in the loss of some of the best people.

Some 31,700 took voluntary redundancy and a further 5,400 disappeared as the result of disposals.

Unemployment due to resignation or voluntary redundancy .

Voluntary Redundancy A topic of interest to many companies at present is voluntary redundancy .

Most of the jobs will disappear through hiving off divisions and seeking voluntary redundancies .

Jack was offered voluntary redundancy in late August and it was confirmed that there was suitable accommodation at the Kings Lodge base.

Ford wants to shed more than 1,400 jobs through voluntary redundancy , but Mr Adams said there were unlikely to be enough volunteers.

Marconi wants to slash 4,000 more jobs, on top of the 4,000 through voluntary redundancy since April.

■ NOUN

costs

Profits still tumbled from £68m to £33m but that includes £8m of redundancy costs .

However, reorganisation provisions necessarily include provisions for operating costs , such as redundancy costs and administrative expenses.

money

Quite unaware that he had a month's redundancy money coming, Cornelius finished his breakfast.

They paid for the holiday out of her redundancy money .

Dryden spent his £13,000 redundancy money on the plot of land where he illegally built the bungalow.

He got his redundancy money but heard nothing about his pension.

Even if it took every penny of his redundancy money .

Another warning - don't be tempted to blow all your redundancy money .

The redundancy money would be quite a bit but that was not the same as having a wage coming in.

The bank provided him with £40,000 which, coupled with his redundancy money , provided the £70,000 he needed to get started.

notice

A picket was organised last week after receivers Robson Rhodes refused to withdraw redundancy notices issued to 67 staff.

The new contracts would also abolish the current 12-month redundancy notice .

If there are not enough volunteers, the company has warned, compulsory redundancy notices will be issued.

package

If the redundancy package is too generous many staff will opt for that and not even consider relocating.

Seven centres will close as part of a nationwide redundancy package , with the loss of 1,000 jobs.

Similarly the redundancy package was geared to match the relocation package so that staff would not base their decision on financial matters.

Those unable to transfer will be offered a redundancy package and career counselling.

pay

The tribunal ruled that all three women were entitled to redundancy pay .

Thus the absence does not reduce accrued rights to redundancy pay or to notice entitlement.

If Sandie does not want it she will still get redundancy pay .

The last time I saved any money was my redundancy pay , but that soon went.

His redundancy pay and bar work supported him while he did this.

Some have worked at Bentley pianos for forty years, but they haven't been offered a penny in redundancy pay .

As a result, a volunteer remains entitled to his statutory right to redundancy pay .

The man from Bicester who blew his redundancy pay on a Rolls Royce.

payment

Money from a redundancy payment should not affect your right to this benefit.

The redundancy payments legislation allows employees a four-week trial period in which to make up their minds.

These figures highlight the low level of statutory minimum redundancy payments for both men and women.

As a result of this change, no statistics are now available on the size of redundancy payments made directly by employers.

The employee may thus bring an unfair dismissal complaint or claim a redundancy payment .

Equally, the right to a redundancy payment is subject to the rules about offers of alternative employment mentioned above.

For an example of how the amount of a redundancy payment is arrived at see case no. 2 outlined below.

She applied to her employer for a redundancy payment but was refused because of lack of funds.

programme

The company had insisted the last 88 job cuts in a 2,200 redundancy programme had to be found before yesterday's deadline.

It blamed increasing competition and the costs of its redundancy programme .

■ VERB

announce

Read in studio Defence and Aerospace contractors Smiths Industries have announced another round of redundancies .

Nationwide announced that 300 redundancies will be made when it closes 58 of its 361 estate agency branches.

avoid

He says in some cases workers will have to accept lower wages to avoid redundancies .

A programme of growth would create thousands of jobs and avoid the rail redundancies looming because of pit closures.

entitle

The tribunal ruled that all three women were entitled to redundancy pay.

The Secretary of State maintained that because of section 82 the applicant was not entitled to a statutory redundancy payment.

Thus, Crown servants are not entitled to statutory redundancy payments, but most have the right not to be unfairly dismissed.

face

The sale had been postponed in September amid court cases challenging its constitutionality and violent demonstrations by union members facing redundancy .

Jobs threat: Five teachers at York's Lowfield School could face redundancy unless the opted-out school can balance its books.

Time allowed 00:22 Read in studio Sixty workers at a clothing company could face redundancy because the firm is relocating.

They are among 1,500 staff of the bank who are facing compulsory redundancy .

For those who've faced redundancy , it's also restoring their pride in a job well done.

They can not police the place for themselves or teach for themselves, yet 400 teachers face redundancy this year.

They were told also that half of them would face redundancy .

Thirty five nurses are also facing redundancy .

make

In mid-1981 Virgin was doing badly; the company had made redundancies and the roster was being cut back.

Because of low export sales, Jaguar is to make a further 700 redundancies .

It hopes to make the redundancies voluntary.

Swan Hunter is to make 1,400 redundancies because the company has been unable to find any new contracts.

Yarrow Shipbuilders is to make 510 redundancies in its ship outfitting division.

Non-redundancy dismissals By no means every dismissal occasioned by the need to restructure the business or to make economies is due to redundancy .

receive

However, women receive lower redundancy payments than men and a larger proportion of them are ineligible for payments altogether.

Everyone will, as per standing Union agreements, receive outplacement counselling, redundancy payments.

More than two-thirds of those aged 60 or over when interviewed had received a redundancy payment of £3,000 or more.

take

Some 31,700 took voluntary redundancy and a further 5,400 disappeared as the result of disposals.

Management won and this official himself took redundancy in November 1986.

The staff are being offered the choice of moving or taking redundancy .

He could take the redundancy money and put it in a separate account!

They feel threatened by the two alternative prospects - move or take redundancy .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The board are planning a restructuring which could mean hundreds of redundancies.

These redundancies are necessary for the company to be able to survive.

We hope to achieve staffing cuts through voluntary redundancy and a freeze on recruitment.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All employers used to receive a rebate of 35 percent of their redundancy bill from the Redundancy Fund.

He says it won't become clear until there's a new owner but there may be redundancies.

Make sure you have arranged mortgage Protection Cover and, if possible, insure yourself against sickness, redundancy or accident.

The staff are being offered the choice of moving or taking redundancy .

This redundancy extends to the number zero itself, which can be written 000 or 00 just as well as 0.

Voluntary redundancies and natural wastage are expected instead of sackings.

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