James Agnew v SPS Ireland Ltd (In Liquidation)
Legal BodyNI Industrial/Employment Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy and Reorganisation
In April 2016, the claimant was made aware that the respondent company would be ceasing business on Friday of the same week. No indication of this planned closure had been given to any employees and they were informed that the business would be in no position to honour any outstanding pay, notice pay, redundancy pay or holiday pay. The company had completely failed to comply with its Article 215 Employment Rights Order (NI) 1996 and no form of dialogue with any of the employees had been established.
There was undisputed evidence in the case that the respondent’s undertaking consisted of two
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