What should be in a redundancy letter?

You should include:

  • how they scored in the selection criteria and why they received that score.
  • their notice period and leaving date.
  • how much redundancy pay they’ll get and how you calculated it.
  • any other pay due to them, for example holiday pay.
  • when and how you’ll pay them.
  • how they can appeal the redundancy decision.

How much notice do you need for redundancy?

How long your notice period should be

Time with your employer Minimum notice
1 month to 2 years 1 week
2 years or more 1 week for each full year, up to a maximum of 12 weeks For example, if you’ve worked for your employer for 5 years and 3 months you get 5 weeks’ notice

How much redundancy do you get per year?

Redundancy pay is based on your earnings before tax (called gross pay). For each full year you’ve worked for your employer, you get: up to age 22 – half a week’s pay. age 22 to 40 – 1 week’s pay.

What is the average redundancy package in Ireland?

In the public sector, the standard redundancy package, which is repeatedly recommended by the labour court, is for five weeks’ pay inclusive of statutory entitlement (i.e. three weeks’ pay plus the statutory entitlement of two weeks’ pay).

How do I start a redundancy letter?

How do I write a redundancy letter?

  1. Begin “Dear Sir/Madam”. Then, outline the purpose of your letter.
  2. Next, you’ll want to outline what they need to know, including their rights.
  3. Inform them of their right to appeal the decision.
  4. Finally, you may want to finish the letter with a more personal touch.

What is an at risk of redundancy letter?

A job at risk of redundancy letter is a written letter to inform a staff member that their role is being considered for redundancy. It should include all other relevant information, including details on the consultation process, how and where to find more information, and the process moving forward.

What are you entitled to when you are made redundant?

But if you are only getting the legal minimum, this is what you will get: half a week’s pay for every year of service while you were under 22 years old; one week’s pay for every year of service between 22 and 40; and. one and a half week’s pay for every year of service over 41.

How do you calculate weekly pay for redundancy?

What is a “week’s pay” when calculating the entitlement to a redundancy payment? In general, a week’s pay will be calculated by taking the annual salary and dividing that sum by 52 weeks.

How can I negotiate a better redundancy package?

Negotiating a higher redundancy payout – 10 top tips

  1. Set out your objectives.
  2. Check your contract of employment.
  3. Check your employer’s redundancy policies.
  4. Decide your negotiating strategy.
  5. (Almost) always seek to negotiate the financial values.
  6. Be clear and polite when negotiating.
  7. Take good notes of meetings.

How long is redundancy process?

There’s no time limit for how long the period of consultation should be, but the minimum is: 20 to 99 redundancies – the consultation must start at least 30 days before any dismissals take effect. 100 or more redundancies – the consultation must start at least 45 days before any dismissals take effect.