Back to work with same company after redundancy

Discussion in 'Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements' started by decd, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. decd

    decd Guest

    Quick question. I was made redundant in oct 2010. Received a settlement and went on Jobseekers. I've now been asked to rejoin my ex company , as they got new contracts, on different pay and conditions etc. Not too worried about that but more will it have any tax implications on my redundancy, especially rejoining within a year? I hadn't thought about it until a friend in passing had thought they'd heard there might be implications. Just want to put my mind at ease. Thanks
  2. WindUp

    WindUp Frequent Poster

    are you going back to the same role?
  3. decd

    decd Guest

    Same grade but different role. Could eventually go back to similar role.
  4. Black Sheep

    Black Sheep Frequent Poster

    As you are going back to a different role I don't see any problem about your redundancy and your return. What this leads to in the future is irrelevant now.
  5. Eithneangela

    Eithneangela Frequent Poster

    If I were you, I would check the implications for tax on your redundancy lump sum on rejoining same employer within a year. Hope it works well for you.
  6. marksa

    marksa Frequent Poster

    I would have thought that it was completely unlike the Aer Lingus case where the staff were all re-hired into the same roles, just on different pay and conditions. It was their case that prompted the whole review of letting people go and rehiring. Yours sounds more like a "genuine" case and should not have tax implications, but you should get tax advice from a qualified tax accountant or such
  7. decd

    decd Guest

    Thanks to all for the replies. Will check it out with a tax consultant.
  8. seankruz

    seankruz Guest

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