Video: Practical guidance on making redundancies
6th February, 2023
No employer wants to consider having to make redundancies.
Whether in response to difficulties following a challenging financial climate, or a business restructure to improve efficiency, unfortunately most organisations will find themselves having to consider the dreaded ‘R’ word at some stage.
There are traps at every turn when conducting a redundancy exercise, with a very real danger of unfair dismissal claims for employers who get things wrong.
- The initial announcement and how to minimise the disruption to the workforce whilst the process takes place.
- The main risk areas around selection pools and the scoring criteria.
- What Employment Tribunals look for when deciding whether consultation was genuine and meaningful.
- How to deal with employees who are on maternity leave or long-term sickness absence.
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