Redundancy Notice Question

Hi - I am looking for some advice on redundancy notice, The entire staff of my company received a round robin email saying that the company was closing and their notice periods would begin from Friday 12/04. This would be followed by individual letters and consultations outlining individual circumstances. So far no one has received any letters and some staff are questioning if this is a valid redundancy notice until there is individual communication and this could impact when notice periods begin.

Can anyone shed any light on whether individual communication is necessary for a notice period to begin.

Thanks for any insight.


  • How many people work in your company?

    Your notice period only starts when your employer says you'll be made redundant and gives you a finishing date. Your notice period doesn't start from when your employer says you're at risk of redundancy.
    I used to be known as ableandy but can't get into my old account anymore :( 
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