Restructuring and Redundancies

With increasing budget constraints, restructures and redundancies become an inevitable obstacle for many schools. Whether it is help with understanding the legalities of terminating contracts or in-depth guidance on restructuring, redundancy processes and their implementation, our experts will be on hand to guide you through every stage of the process.

Whilst restructuring the workforce will not always result in a redundancy situation, it can still be a challenging process for both school leaders and employees, as it may result in employees moving into lower paid roles or posts with significant changes to duties and responsibilities.

As an EPM customer, you will benefit from*:

  • Detailed advice notes on legislative changes and best practice
  • Webinar training on managing restructures and redundancies
  • Access to redundancy and restructuring policies and procedures and all relevant model templates including consultation letters, invite to hearing and dismissal letters
  • Guidance on different types of restructures and proactive support on the most appropriate way for a new structure to be implemented
  • Calculation of any redundancy and/or pension benefits that may be payable including liaison with the relevant pension provider
  • Attendance at consultation launch, formal redundancy hearings and any subsequent appeal hearings/
  • Extensive casework support on notice periods and terminations

*Depending on your level of service with EPM.

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