Businesses need to be agile in the face of unprecedented change and uncertainty. To survive means to adapt quickly to evolving market conditions and financial circumstances.
If it is necessary to make redundancies, you will need to correctly identify which employees you should inform and consult with. It is essential you follow the correct procedure and apply it fairly. This will reduce the chances of employees bringing employment tribunal claims against you.
As the process can be complex, it is advisable that you have expert legal advice and support from the start.
Making employees redundant can be daunting. By instructing our employment lawyers, we will provide you with best practice guidance, support your team to plan the process and timelines carefully, prepare the necessary documents, address queries, and deal with any unexpected eventualities. While we will work to ensure they are avoided, we can help you manage any disputes if they do occur.
Our experts have successfully helped many businesses make roles redundancy, without any damage to their reputation.
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Tuesday 13th October 2020
Redundancies – Do’s and Dont’s
With a number of sectors hit by the current economic downturn we are now starting to see a number of businesses look to reduce cost by reducing staff numbers. The majority of businesses making staff cuts have seen a genuine downturn in business, and as a result have genuine redundancy situations. It is still however important that any redundancy process …
Sunday 28th June 2020
Ready for Flexible Furlough?
What is flexible furlough? From 1st July, you’ll have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part time, you can decide the hours and shift patterns they work to suit the needs of your business – you’ll pay their wages for the time they’re in work and can apply for a scheme grant to cover any of their normal …