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 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 are dismissals? Dismissal is when the employer terminates the employment relationship against the employee. Dismissal should be a last resort but sometimes it is unavoidable and the relationship must end this way. To comply with legislation and best practice, employers should carry out necessary investigations without unreasonable delay to establish the facts. Why do […]
What is redundancy? Redundancy is when a business reduces a workforce because the need for the role is no longer required or the business (or part of the business) has ceased to operate. For example, this could be due to a downturn of work or a business restructure. This is a situation that unfortunately any […]
What is ending employment? An employee’s relationship will have to end at some point with an employer. Whether this is through resignation, retirement, dismissal, redundancy or mutual termination of the contract. Each situation will require a different procedure or course of action which we can offer our advice and knowledge on to mitigate any risks […]