Collinson Grant supports clients in managing redundancy exercises by insisting on meticulous planning before any announcement is made. This is intended to ensure that the legal issues are understood and that the communication of the news of the redundancies is as effective as possible.
Specifically, we offer skills and experience in:
Creating an action plan and timeline for a redundancy exercise
Calculating likely and actual severance costs
Briefing managers on their responsibilities and necessary actions
Drafting communications to representatives, employees, customers and external agencies
Framing strategies for formal dialogue with employees’
representatives and consultation with individual employees
Arranging election of employees’ representatives, running meetings with them and ensuring follow-up actions take place
Developing criteria for selection for redundancy that are legally compliant and support the needs of the business
Conducting consultative meetings with individual employees
Organising appropriate support for outplacement Assisting in planning and implementing transfers.