Am I - Notification
Notification of the Department of Trade and Industry
If an employer is intending redundancies, the Department of Trade and
Industry must be informed, either by letter or the use of form
Failure to inform the DTI is a criminal offence and individuals such
as directors, managers, company secretaries and active controlling shareholders
of the company concerned can all be convicted, as well as the company
For dismissal of 100 or more employees over a period of 90 days or
less, notice to the DTI must be given at least 90 days prior to the
dismissals taking place.
For dismissal of 20-99 employees over a period of 90 days or less, the
notice period must be at least 30 days.
No notification is required for less than 20 employees.
Department of Trade and Industry publish a
Redundancy Notification and Consultation.