Restructuring - Guidance for Employers

The issues to be aware of when considering workplace restructuring

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Course Overview

Regularly reviewing and evaluating everyday operations and activities is good practice in that it assists employers determine whether certain roles and functions are fit for purpose, both now and in the future,

Ultimately this may lead to workplace restructuring, a common yet crucial process which will often determine whether a business is not only able to survive but also compete and grow.

There are several reasons why a business may need to consider restructuring including economic conditions, improvements in operational efficiency and advances in technology. If restructuring becomes necessary, it is essential that this change is well-planned and properly managed to ensure as smooth a transition as possible

In a restructuring situation it is likely that there will be changes to job content, location of jobs, content of jobs and even to ownership of part of the business. This bite-size session will provide viewers with a practical discussion of what is involved when restructuring a business and will explore the issues presented by the following:

•    Redundancy
•    Variation of contracts
•    Transfers of undertakings

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have considered the market demands and economic conditions which can necessitate restructuring
  • • Be aware of the HR issues which restructuring can present and how to handle such issues at an early stage to minimise their impact in the long run

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for employers, managers, partners, HR and practice managers

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About Instructor - Kathy Daniels

Kathy is a Teaching Fellow at Aston University, lecturing in employment law and employee relations. After a career in HR, in the manufacturing sector, she now writes extensively on HR related topics, and specifically on employment law. Kathy has written an employment law textbook which is currently in its third edition, and also writes a broad range of materials for organisations such as the CIPD. In addition, she is a Lay Member of the Employment Tribunal, sitting in Birmingham.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar
    00:33:47

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    5 Page
  • Slides
    8 Page

Quiz

  • Quiz
     

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