Led by an employment law specialist with years of experience, this masterclass helps you to understand your legal obligations to your colleagues and the financial considerations to take into account when making redundancies, how to plan for the future and how to support staff during the unsettling process of restructuring a team.
With budgets being squeezed many organisations are in the unfortunate position where restructuring their team is the only way to balance their budget.
A restructure and redundancy period is an unsettling time for all involved, and having those responsible for workforce planning knowledgeable about the restructure and redundancy process can help smooth the path for both those planning the changes and those affected by them.
This this interactive masterclass we will guide you through the following:
Defining a redundancy
Reorganisations and restructures
Ensuring a fair process
Choosing and applying selection criteria
Recent case law
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
HR Managers, Senior Line Managers, In-house legal teams, Practice Managers and anyone with responsibility for Human Resources and workforce planning.
FACILITATOR: KATE SHEPHERD
Kate Shepherd is a charismatic employment lawyer who specialises in online employment law training and HR consultancy. She trains and advises a diverse set of employers from small and medium sized enterprises to charities, PLCs and international companies, as well as taking board level director roles for some clients. Prior to establishing her consultancy, Kate Shepherd Associates in 2005, Kate qualified as a solicitor, and practised employment law at a senior level with a leading firm in the Midlands.
Kate is an associate for leading organisations involved in learning and development including the CIPD, Pearson Business School and MBL Seminars and has published a leading textbook “Advising Effectively on the Employment Aspects in
KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES
By the end of this workshop learners will have the confidence and ability to:
Explain what is involved when managing reorganisations, restructures and redundancies
Identify whether a reorganisation or restructure creates a redundancy situation
Plan the key steps involved in the process
Identify appropriate selection criteria
Comply with employment laws in a redundancy situation
Appreciate the risks involved for an organisation