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Employment Forum - March 2018

CARRYING OUT A REDUNDANCY PROGRAMME 

The next event is taking place on Wednesday 20th March 

Employment law is a complex minefield at the best of times and never more so now we're in such a challenging economic environment. Clough & Willis has organised a series of free employment law events that aim to educate and inform local businesses on new legislation and issues. 

The events will be led by Chris Macwilliam, Head of Employment & Dispute Resolution at Clough & Willis.  Chris advises all types of companies on employment law issues, from SMEs with a small number of employees to PLCs. Chris also works with owner managed businesses and with established HR professionals - both in-house and consultants. 

As well as conducting employment litigation, he has offered employment law advice for many firms on all aspects of employment law and human resource management from drafting policies and procedures to complex transfer of undertakings matters. 

The next event is taking place on Wednesday 20th March 

Topic: Carrying Out A Redundancy Programme

Getting it right – including the right pool, fair selection criteria, consultation and dismissal 

With the economy struggling and the outcome of Brexit unknown many businesses are looking to streamline, redundancies remain a real possibility. Employers need to be careful how they identify the pool of employees from which redundancies will be made and what constitutes reasonable/fair selection criteria. 

Chris will take delegates through the redundancy process paying particular attention to what employers/HR professionals should consider when identifying the pool, the consultation process and the dismissal. 

Chris said: We speak to clients everyday who are having to make hard decisions about the future of their employees. Redundancy is often the last resort but its essential businesses know the facts about what they can and can’t do. The aim of this event is to inform and educate so delegates have a practical understanding of the law. 

Event Summary 

7.30am Registration, Coffee & Light Breakfast
7.45am Session begins
8.30am Open panel and discussion
9.00am Close  

Venue 
Clough & Willis Solicitors, 2 Manchester Road, Bury, BL9 0DT  

Should you wish to attend this event please email me clare.trippier@clough-willis.co.uk