Course: Managing Redundancy

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for managers and HR professionals who are responsible for managing redundancy processes and for anyone involved in conducting consultation meetings.

Course Objectives

  • This course will help managers to:
  • Identify a genuine redundancy situation
  • Understand the key legal aspects of redundancy situations
  • Identify those affected by redundancy and the use of sound selection criteria
  • Prepare, plan and implement an effective redundancy process
  • Conduct consultation meetings professionally and efficiently

Example Course Content

Introduction and objectives

What is redundancy
– Genuine redundancy
– False redundancy
– Fair dismissal

Identifying Affected Employees
– The pool
– Selection criteria
– Volunteers

– The process
– Meaningful consultation
– The pitfalls
– Imparting information
– Making the decision

Redundancy Rights
– Time off work
– Redundancy payments
– Notice
– Alternative employment
– Trial Periods