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Welch v The Taxi Owners Association (Grangemouth) Ltd [2012] EAT

Refusal by an employer to make an employee redundant not a breach of contract.

The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a night time radio operator. She worked 38 hours a week. Due to increased competition in the town demand for taxis at night fell by 50%. To save costs the Respondent diverted night time calls to the taxi owners apart from on Saturday nights. The Respondent proposed that the Claimant reduce her hours to 28 per week, to be reviewed. She wanted to be offered voluntary redundancy but the Respondent would not agree to this

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