Outplacement used to be a service offered by employers to smooth the exit of key employees from the business. But now many organisations are using it in a more strategic way to ensure they develop the right talent and that employees emerge stronger from major changes.
The second part of XpertHR research into redundancy explores how employers manage the process, including what selection criteria is used and what compensation is paid to those who are made redundant, as well as any alternative measures employers use to avoid redundancy.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
Good practice guidance discussing the provision of assistance to employees who have been given notice of dismissal by reason of redundancy, including what kind of assistance is appropriate, for example outplacement support and offers of suitable alternative employment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to assistance for redundant employees.