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Help Redundant Staff Start Again

30 November 2008

Help Redundant Staff Start Again

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More companies are calling in experts to smooth the process and give them a caring image. 

When redundancies make the headlines it is often because employers have sacked their staff in a spectacularly inappropriate way – by text message, for example. Such incidents are bad for the image of a company and are likely to leave it facing an employment tribunal.  

Increasingly, however, businesses are looking to do more than simply tick the legal boxes when making staff redundant. Instead of totting up people’s payoffs and handing them their P45s, companies are offering “outplacement” services – everything from assistance updating CVs to career counselling, mock interviews and even job search assistance.  

Click here for the Full Story at the Sunday Times Online.