Individual Redundancy Toolkit

The Redundancy Toolkit is designed to assist you with complying with the framework of existing legislation

As well as being a distressing experience for those facing redundancy, the whole process can be disconcerting for those making the decisions and can even affect those who still have a job. The challenge for you, the employer, is to manage the process, from the initial announcement onwards, as smoothly and sensitively as possible.
The Individual Redundancy Toolkit provides guidance and supporting materials to help you carry out a redundancy programme within the statutory framework covering areas such as consultation arrangements and minimum redundancy payments.

Potentially, redundancy is a fair reason for dismissing an employee but only if a full and fair consultation process is carried out and the reason for the redundancy dismissal is the closure of a business or workplace or a reduced need for employees to carry out work of a particular type. There is no legal requirement for employers to offer voluntary redundancy but it is good practice to do so as it may provide a way of avoiding, or at least reducing, the need for compulsory redundancies.

Lay-offs and short-time working can be considered as a temporary alternative to redundancy.

This Individual Redundancy Toolkit is designed to help you manage a redundancy exercise involving a maximum of 19 employees in a 90 day period and describes the most common pitfalls to ensure you don’t fall into these traps. If you will be making 20 or more employees redundant, please purchase our Collective Redundancy Toolkit

This Individual Redundancy Toolkit provides guidance in the following areas:

  • Meaning Of Redundancy
  • Alternatives to redundancy
  • Process overview
  • Redundancy pay
  • Selecting The Pool
  • Choosing The Selection Criteria
  • Announcing The Redundancies
  • Applying The Selection Criteria
  • Individual Consultation Meetings
  • Final 1:1 Meetings
  • Notice To Terminate Employment
  • Time Off To Look For Work or Training Opportunities
  • Suitable Alternative Employment
  • Appeals
  • Moving Forward
  • Summary

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Last updated: September 2022

The Individual Redundancy Toolkit contains the following template documents to support the guidance notes:

  • Redundancy Policy
  • Redundancy Ready Reckoner
  • Selection Matrix
  • Letter Informing All Employees About a Potential Redundancy Situation
  • Invitation to At Risk Meeting
  • At Risk Meeting Checklist
  • Confirmation of Role At Risk of Redundancy
  • Invite to Individual Consultation Meeting
  • Invitation to Final Stage Meeting
  • Final Stage Meeting Checklist
  • Formal Notice of Redundancy
  • Confirmation of Continued Employment
  • Confirmation of Change of Circumstances
  • Decline Request to Leave Early
  • Confirmation of Early Release
  • Offer of Alternative Employment
  • Alternative Employment – Successful Completion of Trial Period
  • Unsuccessful Completion of Trial Period

All the supporting materials are created Microsoft Word so you may easily save them to your PC, amend them to suit your business style and then use them time and time again.

Who should buy this package?

  • Those new to the HR function
  • Non specialists, such as Accountants and Directors PA’s with responsibility for HR
  • Office Managers
  • Company Secretaries
  • Owners, Directors and Partners of small and medium sized businesses

How Much Does The Individual Redundancy Toolkit Cost?

Excellent value at only £75. Alternatively you can purchase both Redundancy Toolkits for the reduced price of £120.00.

How To Order Your Individual Redundancy Toolkit

Green Arrow (150 x 120)

We will send you confirmation of your order and as soon as your payment has cleared you will receive a second email with a link to download your copy of the Individual Redundancy Toolkit.

Individual Redundancy Toolkit

Combo of Both Redundancy Toolkits

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