Redundancy is a topic that can strike fear into the heart of employers and employees alike. If you are an employer considering letting some of your team go, you will find many useful articles in this MAD-HR information hub.
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There are many ways to lower your expenditure without putting employees jobs at risk. Here are some valuable ideas for your business.
What alternatives are there to redundancy? For some employers, lay-offs and short-term working may be just what you are looking for.
If you have made the decision to make redundancies within your business, following the correct process is essential. Find out more here.
The employment tribunal considers the question of whether furlough should have been used as an alternative to making employees redundant.
What's the difference between voluntary redundancy and compulsory redundancy? We explore both actions here.
Survivors Guide to Redundancy. This guide will help you navigate the impact of redundancy – on your team, and your entire company culture.
Furloughed workers get full redundancy payments. Government brings in new law to protect employees as redundancy becomes a reality.
Redundancy Getting It Right Guide. We look at how to go about making redundancies so that you stay on the right side of employment law.
There are times in almost every business where work slows down, we share what you need to know about laying-off staff fairly
with so many aspects to consider when managing staff exits, we look at Redundancy Pools and Myths versus Fact to support you make the right decision
You have set a poor performer goals for improvement that they have not met. Can you just make a poor performer redundant?
If an employee is dismissed with a redundancy payment in lieu of notice the employer should take these steps to calculate the payment.
Here in the MAD-HR Redundancy content hub, we aim to cover this potentially challenging topic by answering the questions you may have. We work hard to ensure that we explain complex human resources topics with clarity and brevity. We regularly update this section of our website, so please subscribe to our email newsletter to ensure you receive the latest information.
If you do need to implement a programme of compulsory or voluntary redundancies, there are key parts of employment law that you need to be aware of. This section of our website also contains many useful articles that may help you avoid the need to reduce your company headcount.
In addition to offering direct consultancy, we also have a range of templates and documents in the MAD-HR Online HR Toolkit to help you manage the need to reduce your workforce.
Deciding to explore making job losses as an opinion has a significant impact on business owners, employees and managers. But the biggest impact is on the employees themselves. Knowing how to sensitively and professionally handle difficult conversations around job losses can make a huge difference to anyone impacted by this change and also for the colleagues that they leave behind. It is also essential to remain on the right side of employment law.
Many factors must be considered when deciding who should be offered voluntary or compulsory redundancy. Length of service will affect not only severance payments, but you must also be mindful of discriminatory laws.
Here at MAD-HR, we are here to help you navigate through notice periods, severance packages, and even alternatives to making job losses. Contact us today to find out how we can help.