On notice

Hi,


I am under notice of redundancy and am very happy with the deal that the company is offering.


What would happen if the company were to change its mind and decided that they want me to stay ? can they withdraw my notice and make me stay ?



Regards
B

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  • cloud_dog
    cloud_dog Posts: 6,003
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    Yes.

    some more text
    Personal Responsibility - Sad but True :D

    Sometimes.... I am like a dog with a bone
  • McKneff
    McKneff Posts: 38,813
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    Wot he says......
    make the most of it, we are only here for the weekend.
    and we will never, ever return.
  • My understanding is that once a notice has been served it is a contractual contract and can only be stopped if BOTH parties agree.
  • getmore4less
    getmore4less Posts: 46,882
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    My understanding is that once a notice has been served it is a contractual contract and can only be stopped if BOTH parties agree.

    That is true

    but

    The key point is they can withdraw the redundancy which gives you options
    you can still leave at the end of the notice period without any redundancy pay
    or
    Stay(subject to suitable alternative etc).

    This is where you need to understand the rules of counternotice
  • Mecb096a
    Mecb096a Posts: 17 Forumite
    So keep a very low profile and hope they forget about me...
    Thanks for the info,
    Regards
    B
  • Same happened to me. Got told I was being made redundant (or at least, was at risk). Been there for a long time and the offer (albeit unofficial at the time) was very generous. Was already lining up other roles and then got called in to a meeting and told "you're no longer at risk, go back to work" and that was that!
  • nicechap
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    Mecb096a wrote: »
    Hi,


    I am under notice of redundancy and am very happy with the deal that the company is offering.


    What would happen if the company were to change its mind and decided that they want me to stay ? can they withdraw my notice and make me stay ?



    Regards
    B

    Have a read of Blatchford's contributions to this thread:

    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=6089119

    You'll see how keeping quiet about other jobs can lose £30k of redundancy.

    Blatchford explains how you can prevent the redundancy dissapearing, as can your union, by serving counter notice.

    BTW, you are still free to leave even if they withdraw the offer, they can't "make" you stay.
    Originally Posted by shortcrust
    "Contact the Ministry of Fairness....If sufficient evidence of unfairness is discovered you’ll get an apology, a permanent contract with backdated benefits, a ‘Let’s Make it Fair!’ tshirt and mug, and those guilty of unfairness will be sent on a Fairness Awareness course."
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