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Retirement / Redundant

Hi all, my wife intended to retire early and gave her employer the end of October for finishing. Yesterday her employer went bankrupt. Firstly is she entitled to redundancy payment being the company has closed before her finishing date, and if so will the government pay the the redundancy payment. Also she has had no wages because of the Bankruptcy can this also be paid by the government?


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    If she has handed her notice in then no, she is not entitled to redundancy. She was leaving of her own accord before this cropped up!

    Yes, she is entitled to have the opportunity to either work or be paid up to the end of her notice. Depending on what is happening with the business the administrators may require her to work until the end of her notice.
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