This leaflet is aimed at employers where fewer than 20 staff are at risk of redundancy.
When employers wish to make employees redundant they must follow a clear and fair process. The Labour Relations Agency has a redundancy flowchart and sample letters which can help employers and employees in this situation.
In light of recent decisions the Agency is currently reviewing this Advisory Guide - Advice on handling redundancy.
Employees have a range of legal rights derived from national or European legislation and these are summarised in this leaflet
This leaflet tries to explain in general terms the main legal issues relating to the employment contract. It is not intended to be a precise statement of law nor is every legal aspect dealt with.
This Leaflet deals with how to control levels of sickness absence and unauthorised absence.
As an employer, you have a number of legal obligations with regards to paying your staff.
When an employee starts work, the employer has a duty of care towards them. This includes making sure that they can do the job safely and competently.
Effective performance management can bring about many benefits to your business, including improved staff performance, greater productivity and stronger employee engagement.
By keeping up-to-date employee information on personnel records, businesses can make sure that unexpected changes to their employment needs are kept to a minimum.