Redundancy: the options
If you have to make employees redundant you must follow a fair redundancy dismissal procedure and consult the affected employees and their representatives.
This guide offers a detailed overview of the redundancy process. It includes:
- obligations to consult employees and their representatives
- lay-offs and short-time working
- statutory redundancy payments
- avoiding redundancy
- compulsory and non-compulsory redundancy
The Department for the Communities offers a free redundancy service for employers and employees affected by redundancy.
LRA Workplace Information Service03300 555 300