Redundancy can be a stressful time for both employers and employees. Some employees may handle the change well, whereas others may take time to come to terms with the change.Providing outplacement support at a time when most needed can help employees through the change process. It also ensures that those employees who remain following the redundancy recognise their employer has acted in a supportive and empathetic way.
What is employee engagement Employee engagement is an approach taken by an organisation that results in the right conditions for all employees, allowing them to work to their greatest potential, increasing their commitment to the organisations values and goals, also by motivating employees to contribute to the organisations overall success. Employee engagement is based on […]
What is downsizing? Downsizing refers to the process of a company reducing its number of employees, typically, downsizing involves making redundancies. Perhaps it deserves a different title as it is more than often about getting back to basics as opposed to just reducing the number of employees. There are a variety of strategies your company […]
What is an HR review? We call these ‘HR reviews’, but they’re also known as ‘HR health checks’, ’employment law compliance audits’, or the like. Our HR review service examines your current compliance with employment law and HR best practices. The HR review consists of a face-to-face meeting of around an hour with one of […]
What is equal pay? Equal pay is where men and women are employed to do the same job or of equivalent value and skill, then they must receive equal treatment in regards to their terms and conditions of employment.Note this is different from the Gender Pay Gap which refers to the differences in average of […]
What is unfair dismissal? For a dismissal to be fair it must be for a fair reason i.e. conduct, capability, breach of the law, or redundancy; and the dismissal must have been dealt with fairly i.e. follow the correct process, with the correct notice and payments. Unfair dismissal can be claimed by an employee through […]
What is whistleblowing? Whistleblowing is when a worker reports a certain type of wrongdoing. A whistleblower is protected by law and shouldn’t be treated unfairly or lose their job because they ‘blow the whistle’. A concern can be raised at any time about an incident that happened in the past, present, or is believed to happen […]