Practical guidance on how to consult on an individual basis during a redundancy exercise, including the "Compair Maxam" principles for fair redundancy dismissals; consulting absent employees; and alternative employment.
Practical guidance on working without a compulsory retirement age, including the law on age discrimination and mandatory retirement; retaining a justified retirement age; age-related benefits; pre-retirement advice and discussions; and succession planning.
Practical guidance on offers of suitable alternative work for redundant employees, including trial periods; employees on maternity, adoption, or shared parental leave; entitlement to redundancy pay; and unfair dismissal.
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