If you’ve been made redundant at NMCN, you could claim up to £4,352 through a Protective Award Claim.
You might be eligible for a claim if:
- 20 or more of you were made redundant at the same location
- You weren’t consulted properly about your redundancy
We can help you get through the claims process as smoothly as possible, so you don’t have another worry on your mind. Use our free eligibility checker today to see if can make a Protective Award Claim.
What is the Claims Process?
Once you’ve used our eligibility checker and confirmed you meet the criteria, we can handle everything else for you.
- Getting permission to make a claim from the joint administrators at Grant Thornton
- Completing an Acas Early Conciliation – this is a requirement before making a claim at an Employment Tribunal
- Taking your claim to the Employment Tribunal – we’ll be there with you every step of the way and complete all the necessary paperwork for you
The Employment Tribunal will make a judgment about whether your employer failed to follow the correct redundancy procedures when making you and your colleagues redundant.
Protective Award Claim Time Limits
You only have 3 months, less one day, from the date you were made redundant to make a Protective Award Claim. This is a strict time limit so we recommend getting in touch as soon as possible so we can get your claim started.
Our Employment Solicitors know the Employment Tribunal process inside out so you can rest assured that your case is in the best hands.
How Much Compensation Will I Get?
The amount you’ll get will be based on your weekly pay, whether you’re a full time or part time employee.
You can claim up to 90 days’ pay for a Protective Award but you and your colleagues are guaranteed to be paid 8 weeks’ pay by HM Insolvency Service. As pay is capped at £544 per week, this means that the amount of your award could be up to £4,352.
No Win, No Fee
We handle most Protective Award Claims on a No Win, No Fee basis, which means you’ll only pay legal fees if we successfully win your claim. We’ll be open about fees and funding up front so don’t let money be a worry.
Get in touch with our Employment Solicitors today to see if you can make a claim.
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