Guide

Redundancy: the options

Introduction

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 payments
  • avoiding redundancy
  • compulsory and non-compulsory redundancy