Key steps in redundancy

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What does this involve?

This article covers:

  • When does a redundancy situation exist?
  • What factors should an employer consider before they commence the redundancy process?
  • How does the employer start communication in relation to a redundancy situation?
  • Is there a set timescale for the consultation process with employees?
  • How does an employer choose who will be made redundant?
  • What obligations do employers have in relation to finding alternative employment?
  • Can redundancy consultation take place during furlough leave?

Am I eligible?

Yes – the information is for all businesses in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Any business in Scotland.

How long does this take?

Allow 7 minutes to read this article.

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