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Making staff redundant is never easy. However, as the UK economy continues to struggle through the recession, more and more businesses are forced to make lay-offs.
The process is potentially fraught with pitfalls. We can help you to get it right first time and avoid costly mistakes. The process usually involves the following steps:
- Establishing a pool of potential redundancy candidates
- Conducting the selection process, utilising a selection matrix
- Consulting employees on the selection
- Communicating with staff and evaluating feedback
- Dealing with appeals
Our lawyers have helped numerous SME businesses through the trauma of multiple redundancies. Our systematic, structured approach provides employers with a tried and tested solution, minimising disruption to your business. Our menu of fixed prices ensures absolute transparency and keeps costs to a minimum.