13-Step Redundancy Checklist

Posted in : Templates & Checklists NI on 28 October 2014
Gareth Walls
A&L Goodbody LLP
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There are certain essential steps that must be followed when considering making redundancies. Whilst some situations may be particularly fact sensitive, and whilst there is some degree of flexibility in the process, if you find yourself not adhering any of the following steps, you should take legal advice to ensure that you are not opening the Company up to any indefensible risk. This note focusses on redundancies that are not collective redundancy situations.

STEP 1: Is there a genuine redundancy situation?

Broadly speaking redundancy situations fall into three categories:

  • Business closure (ie closure of the business altogether).
  • Workplace closure (ie closure of one of several sites, or

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Gareth Walls
A&L Goodbody LLP

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