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Redundancy – an employee guide

Losing your job is scary, and redundancy can be a stressful experience, but you do have rights and there are strict redundancy procedures that employers must follow. In this guide, we’ll take you through the key points of the redundancy process, including your rights and some tips on how to manage the process. What is … Read more

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Contractual changes and the use of fire and rehire

This term fire and rehire can be used to refer to a situation where employers dismiss and then re-employ workers on different terms and conditions. Or in some cases it is used as a bargaining tool, suggested to workers during negotiations on changing their terms and conditions. Some businesses may view fire and rehire as … Read more

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Handling redundancies during the pandemic

Sadly, redundancies are an inevitable side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many businesses will have to face tough decisions around whether to permanently reduce their workforce going forward. It’s always worth considering whether there could be a different option available. In some circumstances there are other workable solutions that can be implemented to completely … Read more

Redundancies & Restructures; what businesses need to know.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate lives and economies the world over, UK businesses face unprecedented levels of economic uncertainty and instability. It is therefore essential that businesses consider whether their workforce is the right shape and size to weather the storm. However unpleasant, many UK businesses are likely to decide that a workplace … Read more