This leaflet is aimed at employers where fewer than 20 staff are at risk of redundancy. It explores alternatives to redundancy, covers the legal basics and takes employers through the process they need to follow to be fair and stay within the law in this situation.
In a situation where more than 20 employees are at risk of redundancy follow the advice given in the LRA Advisory Guide - Advice on handling redundancy
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