Andrea Corr, a senior solicitor in the employment law team at leading law firm Blandy and Blandy explains to us below the process of redundancy and answers the most frequently asked questions employees may have if they find themselves faced with this situation. What is redundancy? It most commonly (but not always) arises in a situation […]
Redundancy – Your Questions Answered
Six in 10 employees facing redundancy are planning career changes
Research reveals that nearly 4 in 10 (38%) UK employees anticipate being made redundant within the next 12 months. Of this group, 60% do not plan on continuing their current career path post-redundancy. The research from Renovo has highlighted high levels of employee uncertainty and anxiety around job security as the UK emerges from the […]
Has the pandemic turned back the clock on gender equality?
By Aleksandra Traczyk, Solicitor at Winckworth Sherwood Not long into the start of the pandemic gender equality commentators warned about the potential disproportionate impact on women. One year on, we now have statistics to back them up. The report published by the Women and Equalities Committee on 9 February and data from the Office for National Statistics published […]
COVID-19 ‘a tipping point for workplace transformation’
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact upon organisations in the UK, with many making redundancies and placing employees on furlough. That’s according to a study from ManpowerGroup, which encompasses talent management experts Right Management, which found that the pandemic has also led to many employees rethinking the relationship with their employer and reprioritising […]
Top Tips: Navigating redundancy for your business during Covid-19
By Kelly Feehan, Service Director at CABA, the wellbeing charity The economic fallout from covid-19 has hit the UK hard, and the country, along with much of the rest of the world, is now thought to be entering its worst recession in 300 years. This will have a huge impact on businesses and organisations across […]
How To: Write a redundancy letter
By Andrew Willis, Head of Legal at employment law and HR consultancy, Croner Letters are the primary way of keeping employees in the know regarding redundancy. The UK employment law requires you to issue letters at all stages throughout the process. But how do you start writing such an important letter? And what should you include in each […]
Can employees be made redundant while on furlough?
by Kate Palmer, Associate Director of Advisory at Peninsula In response to the challenges faced by thousands of employers because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Government set up the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The Scheme is aimed at helping employers retain staff during this period where some business may have had to close entirely […]