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Step 1: Is there a genuine redundancy situation?
Step 2: Consider pool(s) and selection criteria and list out any alternatives to Redundancy
Step 3: If appropriate, notify the Secretary of State and begin collective consultation
Step 4: First meeting: Pool of Employees
Step 5: First letter – “At Risk”
Step 6: If appropriate, collective consultation
Step 7: Apply the selection criteria – redundancy scoring
Step 8: Second letter to those provisionally selected
Step 9: First individual meeting
Step 10: Consider and follow up any employee representations made during the meeting.
Step 11: Second individual meeting with “provisionally” selected employee.
Step 12: Send employee letter confirming their selection for dismissal by reason of redundancy, and offer an appeal.
Step 13: If relevant, acknowledge receipt of any appeal Letter and set up a hearing
Step 14: Hear the appeal .
Step 15: Write to the employee and confirm the outcome of the appeal.
This redundancy checklist is intended to provide a general overview of, and memory aid for those conducting, a redundancy procedure. It is not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice. You should therefore ensure that you seek legal advice about your organisation’s specific circumstances and requirements.