Dr Lynda Shaw, neuroscientist, business psychologist and change specialist writes exclusively for Real Business on how bosses should handle redundancy well.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended the date of when employees are allowed to be placed on furlough, meaning 200,000 more employees could be retained.
Jane Crosby, Partner at law firm Hart Brown, outlines the redundancy process, explaining what procedures an employer needs to put in place and what a person’s rights are in a redundancy situation
A recent report from maternity rights charity Maternity Action revealed that one in every twenty mothers are made redundant during pregnancy or maternity leave or when they return to work. The charity calls for a change in the law to further protect pregnant women and new mothers at work.
When facing difficult times, restructuring the business to make efficiencies is often the only solution. Unfortunately, this can result in a human cost if it requires staff to be made redundant.
There are plenty of terms that describe the fact that someone has left your employ and it’s the nature of their termination that truly sets them apart. That’s why we re taking a look at the difference between firing staff and making them redundant.
News about big job losses often makes for big headlines – but what happens to the people and the communities after the initial drama fades from the front pages One man’s mission in Runcorn is now a benchmark for what to do when the "closed for business" signs are put up.
Tata Steel’s decision to make 250 people redundant at its Llanwern steel works to cut costs will have an emotional toil on both employer and employees. It should make every boss consider how they would react if they were faced to cut costs because of ailing demand or a lost contract – and here's a guide on how to do it.
The BBC plans to axe more than 1,000 employees in order to save the corporation £50m, which will be achieved by merging divisions and removing management tiers.
The head of a Tesco division including restaurant chain Giraffe and coffee business Harris + Hoole has become the latest high-ranking member of staff to be cut by new Tesco boss Dave Lewis.
Woolworths and Ethel Austin redundancy case may have significant implications for how businesses with multiple sites undertake redundancy programmes in the future.