Category Archives: Redundancy

Should an employer always consider ‘bumping’ during redundancy?

When does an employer need to consider “bumping” in a redundancy situation? This was the question addressed in the case of Dr Mirab v Mentor Graphics (UK) Ltd UKEAT/0172/17/DA where it was argued that employer should have considered giving the role of a junior account manager to a more senior employee who was at risk […]

Alternatives to Redundancy: Lay-Off & Short-Time Working

Does a lay-off have to be for a ‘reasonable’ period of time? Short term lay-off of employees is an option available to employers who need to temporarily reduce their workforce. It is often used by employers in industries where there may be periods between customer contracts. For example manufacturers of boats may have a contract […]

Outplacement Support for Employees

  OUTPLACEMENT In this article, which has kindly been written by Stella Marshall at Starry1HRconsulting, we explore the Top 10 Tips as to why Outplacement support is important for your business. Outplacement support is provided by employers. typically in redundancy situations, to their employees who are leaving employment, but it is not just something that […]

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