The Value Of A Redundancy Policy And Top TipsPosted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 2 July 2020 Issues covered: Redundancy and Re-organisation; Policies and Procedures; Selection Criteria; Consultation
A redundancy policy, like many of the policies and procedures that make up an employee handbook, is not a legal requirement. However, the value of an up to date and well implemented policy goes a long way to ensuring good practice if a redundancy situation arises.
A redundancy process can be complex, not to mention stressful for everyone involved. Getting a redundancy process wrong can have reputational and financial consequences for employers, with potential exposure to claims like unfair dismissal, redundancy pay and discrimination.
Taking time to map out and communicate how the process will be managed as well as employee rights and entitlements can be a great way to maintain trust and
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors
More on Redundancy
- Friday Round Up 24/03/2023
- Using Settlement Agreements to Prevent Future Claims: A Thing of the Past?
- A Staff Member is on Maternity and Redundancies are Being Proposed- How do I Handle it?
- 2023 Recession & the Impact on HR Activities
- Government Backs New Laws on Carers, Sexual Harassment, Flexible Working, Redundancy Protection and More: The Employment Bill by the Back Door?
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.