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Alternatives to Redundancy - Implementation & Implications Explained

Alternatives to Redundancy - Implementation & Implications Explained

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Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
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1.25 hours
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Introduction

There are occasions when it seems that it is inevitable that redundancies will be needed in an organisation. However, sometimes alternatives are available.

During this webinar, expert speaker Kathy Daniels will outline the legal definition of a redundancy and will identify possible alternatives to redundancy. Consideration will also be given to how these alternative approaches could be implemented and the legal implications of doing so.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Redundancy
    • The legal definition
  • Alternatives: Contract Changes
    • Short-term working - hours and days
    • Pay cuts
    • Other changes to terms and conditions of employment
  • Recruitment/Retraining
    • Recruitment freezes
    • Retraining existing staff
    • Redeploying existing staff
  • Temporary Cessation of Work
    • Lay offs
    • Stopping the use of casual workers/agency workers
    • Changing permanent work to casual work
    • Introducing flexible working
    • Career breaks/sabbaticals
  • Cost Savings
    • Stopping overtime working
    • Stopping bonuses/changing commissions
  • Managing the Situation
    • Communication with employees
    • Review periods/monitoring the approaches
    • When and how to return to normal (if at all)

This webinar was recorded on 1st July 2024

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