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How to Manage Redundancy

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On average this
course contributes
1-2 hours
towards your CPD

A redundancy situation will generally occur when a decision is made that an employee's job no longer exists. This may happen for a number of reasons, for example, recession, company restructure, operations relocated or efficiency cuts.

Knowing how to manage redundancy is an essential part of a manager's role and if not managed in the correct way redundancy can have a far reaching impact within an organisation. Redundancies can be costly, time consuming and have a negative effect on staff morale.

As a result, this online training course has been developed to provide learners with an increased understanding of how to manage redundancy, including the legal framework and the process to follow for a fair redundancy.

  • Define what constitutes a redundancy
  • Describe the legal framework for redundancy
  • Explain the process of a fair redundancy
  • Describe the benefits of a systematic approach to redundancy
  • Design a fair selection criteria
  • Highlight the importance of consultation with employees
  • Identify ways in which organisations can prevent a redundancy situation
  • Consider issues which will impact on redundancy pay entitlement
  • Be aware of an employee's entitlement to appeal

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction to Redundancy
  • Consulting Employees
  • Selection
  • Suitable Alternative Employment
  • Redundancy Payment
  • Appeals

Target Audience

This course is aimed at managers who may have responsibility for making posts redundant.


With approximately 54 interactive screens, it is estimated that this course will take approximately 1-2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

Simple & effective.
09/07/2015 NT
Easy to use.
25/06/2015 NR
For someone who knew nothing whatsoever about Redundancy, I now feel I have a good grounding on it. Excellent little course
JS 18/01/2014
Very well organised and interactive
AH 01/11/2013

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1-2 hours.

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