The COVID-19 global pandemic has seen many businesses locally and globally being forced to make difficult decisions, especially in relation to whether retain all, some or none of the employees. Due to closures of businesses up and down the supply chain, the domino effect has resulted in many employers, both large and small, having to get creative to ensure they can survive and emerge from the pandemic.

If your company is restructuring or struggling financially, you may find that making redundancies is the only option – but it’s important that you go about it in the right way.

That’s both to make sure it’s fair for your employees, and to avoid legal trouble or tribunal cases for the organisation.

To do it properly and in a legally compliant way, there’s a full procedure you need to follow.

Below, I’ll take you through the redundancy procedure outline: