Law report: Redundancy ruled lawful

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Barot v Brent London Borough CouncilEmployment Appeal Tribunal, 17 Jan 2013The claimant, a senior accountant within a local authority, was made redundant after a departmental restructure. She unsuccessfully applied for an alternative post at a higher grade, which involved strategic accountancy work, and then rejected the respondent’s invitation to apply for three other jobs.At first instance, the Employment Tribunal held that her dismissal was fair. Further, on a point raised at late no