Redundancy Management

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Why is Redundancy Support important?

  • In the current climate it is important that HR staff and managers are supported through managing the required redundancy process to minimise the risk of costly Employment Tribunal Claims and the stresses on the staff dealing with the process.
  • It should be an integrated approach with HR staff and managers playing a essential role in an effective and compliant redundancy process.
  • We can ensure that due process is followed and provide effective solutions to what can be an emotional and highly stressful situation.
  • Our support not only manages the people risk element of redundancy, but also the issues of continued staff development.

We can help you to…

Train and support HR Staff in the legal complexities of managing the redundancy process.

Redundancy ManagementThis includes:

  • How to manage the ‘at risk’ stage.
  • How to conduct consultation meetings.
  • Ensuring correct procedures are followed when employee representatives are elected
  • Providing specific scripts for consultation meetings to ensure compliance.
  • Providing all appropriate legal letters at each stage of the process and communications to ensure compliance with the redundancy rules.
  • How to complete a fair selection criteria.
  • How to manage the emotional rollercoaster which accompanies redundancy.
  • Dealing with appeals.
  • Providing your organisation with an audit trail of the process for each employee.

Overcoming the common pitfalls

  • We can work with you and advise on the available courses of action to identify a concise and rational solution to employee cost savings with workforce planning.
  • However, if redundancy is the outcome, we can guide you through the process to help with.
  1. Ensuring Legal compliance.
  2. Minimising the impact on those most affected.
  3. Keep your remaining staff motivated and driven.
  4. Minimising costly unfair dismissal cases.
  5. Reduce the emotional impact.
  • It is essential to get the right advice and guidance so that the HR staff and managers are properly supported. This will ensure that your employees get the very best redundancy support.
  • Compensation claims can run into thousands of pounds and take up huge amounts of management time. Being unaware of the law and processes is no defence against unfair dismissal claims.
  • We can provide immediate assistance with understanding your obligations as an employer, or creating and implementing a redundancy procedure.

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