January 16, 2018

How to manage redundancies

Top tips on managing redundancies:

  • Identify whether a redundancy situation exists
  • Consider alternatives – don't conclude any decisions until consultation has been completed
  • Carry out a fair selection of employees at risk of redundancy
  • Ensure appropriate individual and (if relevant) collective consultation, is carried out
  • Search for, and offer, any suitable alternative employment
  • Notify the employee of termination by reason of redundancy
  • Check if the employee is entitled to receive redundancy pay and calculate according to the statutory formula and any company enhanced redundancy scheme