Top 10 tips for handling the redundancy process

Baker, James
May 2008
People Management;5/29/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p36
The article offers tips for employers on how to manage the dismissal process correctly to protect against the inevitable legal claims to come. In any dismissal, the employer must show there was a "fair" reason for it--redundancy is, of course, a fair reason. It is also important to ensure that redundancy selection criteria are nondiscriminatory. It is also necessary to discuss selection not only with the employees selected for redundancy but also with their colleagues who have survived that particular round.


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