Lancaster University v University and College Union  IRLR 4
Information and Consultation
27 October 2010
Employment Appeal Tribunal
Ansell J; Ms J L P Drake CBE; Mrs D M Palmer
Collective consultation over 20 or more redundancies is required even where it would be futile; and futility is not a reason for reducing the award for failing to consult. ‘Redundancy' for these purposes includes the expiry of fixed term contracts.
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