The investment plans for British Steel in Scunthorpe come as bittersweet news to many.
Chief Executive Li Huiming said it marks a “new chapter in British steelmaking”. This is good news for our economy. However, reportedly, 10% of the hardworking employees at the Scunthorpe works are facing the prospect of losing their jobs.
BRR Law is a Scunthorpe based law firm which can provide advice on all aspects of your employment rights.
As a local organisation, dedicated to enhancing the lives of local people, we are here to help and support you. If you have any questions about redundancy, settlement agreements or any aspect of your employment then please get in touch.
For those who feel they have been mistreated, we can also help with unfair dismissal claims. It is important however to act quickly. If you think you have been unfairly dismissed you have less than three months from the date of your dismissal to make an employment tribunal claim.
Jingye has pledged to invest £1.2 billion to modernise our Scunthorpe site. It remains to be seen what that will mean for our proud steel town.