P3 People Management
Any sort of change can be disruptive, none more so than the threat of redundancies. However, good communications between management and employees can often help an organisation get through the process with the minimum of pain.
Be aware that, although redundancy is a potentially fair reason
Unfair dismissal re: redundancy pool
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the employer’s decision to restrict a redundancy selection to one employee, when there were other employees doing the same job who could have been put in a redundancy selection pool, made his dismissal unfair.
Ms Byard was an actuary, working with three other actuaries in the same place of work. In May 2009, it became apparent that the number of Ms Byard’s clients was likely to diminish and she was going to be left with only three or four clients, with pension assets totalling around