HR & Employment Law Insights

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Redundancies 101: What You Should Know

Employees have rights if they’re made redundant. Moreover, there are processes you must follow and specifications you should know to handle redundancy properly. In the article below, we’ll explore how to avoid redundancy, if possible, and how to handle redundancy should it arise in your organisation.

We get asked HR related questions every day and each week we will be sharing our top question of the week that we have been asked here at The HR Booth.

In this week’s question of the week, Alistair discusses redundancy pay.

Edinburgh City Council  was criticised for an unusual redundancy selection process.

They decided to release 7 out of 13 agency street cleaners and embarked on a scoring matrix which included performance factors.  As a result, 4 people were selected but a stalemate was reached and they could not decide on the other 3 people.