Redundancy with immediate effect - notice period

Hi everyone, new here so apologies if this is in the wrong area. Just after some advise. My husband has been employed by the same employer for 6 years. He was told in June they were looking at redundancy's due to drop in work and would hold consultations, he had two meetings and at the second was told he was safe.
He then received a email on Tuesday 25th August this week to say could he attend a meeting at 2pm on this Thursday 27th August (yesterday) At this meeting he was told he was being made redundant, with immediate effect and employment would end on 27th August, and he would receive his statutory redundancy of 6 weeks pay, his salary he had earned to date and any holiday pay he was owed. The thing that doesn't sit well with me from what I've done some quick reading on, is the notice period, as he worked there for 6 years, should he be entitled to 6 weeks notice? would this be paid notice? The wording of the letter he received at the meeting is 'Your notice period commences immediately, and your employment will end on 27th August 2020' but no mention of being paid for this notice? Have i understood it incorrectly that he should get some kind of payment for the notice period or is this included in the statutory redundancy pay?
Again, im sorry if this is in the wrong place or long winded, we are just a bit confused and wanted some advise before i confront them next week.

Comments

  • I'm pretty sure he should get PILON as well as his redundancy compensation
  • If he’s completed six years with the employer he’s entitled to a minimum of six weeks notice. If his contract specified a longer notice period then he should be paid for the longer period.  This is in addition to the redundancy payment. 
  • "with immediate effect and employment would end on 27th August, and he would receive his statutory redundancy of 6 weeks pay, his salary he had earned to date and any holiday pay he was owed."

    You've answered your own question. He has been paid in lieu of notice obviously if he is being given 6 weeks pay on top. It does still sound a bit dodgy as they should have really given him notice of the meeting and the opportunity for a union rep/colleague to attend too but it's not clear if this did happen or not but either way he has been paid his notice.
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