General Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Electoral Rolls

Looking for living relatives?

Search our UK Electoral Rolls (2002-2013) and find your living relatives today.

Search Electoral Rolls

New electoral roll records

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

redundancy advice

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 21 Feb 2013 10:33

Looks good I will pass that on. thanks.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 21 Feb 2013 10:31

When Woolies went into Administration, I think there was some sort of Government backed scheme to pay statutary Redundancy payments.

If there isn't someone on here with specialist knowledge, try asking CAB or browse/ask on the boards of http://boards.fool.co.uk/Index.aspx. Alternatively, ask the DHSS

The only personal info from my experience is when OH *did* have redundency pay - he signed on to get his NI contributions, but didn't initially get any money. He had been given the £ x so many weeks in accordance with his entitlement and had to wait until the x weeks had passed.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 21 Feb 2013 10:31

Thanks Gwynne, will have a look.

Guinevere

Guinevere Report 21 Feb 2013 10:26

This site looks really helpful, Ann.

http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/work_e/work_work_comes_to_an_end_e/work_redundancy_e.htm

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 21 Feb 2013 10:08

Not for me I must add.

If somebody is made redundant when a firm goes into administration, and there is no or very little redundancy payment, what financial help would they get? Would it be job seekers? If so how long are they likely to be without money?