What if you do not need or cannot afford all of your existing workforce, how can you save costs? Andrea McCann, Partner, McKees Options for the employer to consider include the following: natural wastagerecruitment freezesstopping or reducing overtimeoffering early retirement to volunteersvoluntary redundancyretraining or redeploymentsabbaticals and secondmentspay freezes It is likely that the main options …
As government support under the job retention scheme is reduced over the coming months and ends on 31 October 2020 now is the time to start to review your business operations and consider if you need to make any savings.
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The next series of articles from the SME Support Forum will focus on the issue of redundancy. Andrea McCann, is a Partner at McKees where she heads up the Employment team. As well as providing some helpful information on the redundancy consultation process, she will also detail some of the options employers should consider initially, because …
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