With the United Kingdom officially in a recession, a lot of businesses have tough decisions to make. We know you want to provide a high standard of care to your employees, but this is often difficult to provide at this time.
If you are looking at making redundancies, there is a lot to be said for offering a high degree of care and attention to your employees. At Global Solution Services, we offer a range of redundancy training services, and courses, which ensure you are well equipped to deal with the difficulties that arise when you need to let employees go.
Play to your strengths
When businesses are in financial trouble and dealing with major issues, there is a need to focus on core strengths and skills. This is why it is best to allow as much time for your HR and management staff to deal with major issues.
Redundancy support can take care of the smaller tasks associated with this time, freeing up time for more arduous tasks. By outsourcing services, or undergoing training that allows you to speed up the process, you will find it much easier to focus on the main tasks at hand.
You want to maintain your reputation
Reputation is crucial for businesses, and you don’t want to hamper your chances of future success by making poor decisions during this time of crisis. By managing redundancies in an effective manner, you will hopefully come out of this situation in a more positive light.
It might be you are looking to rehire some of your current/former employees when the market recovers and you feel more positive about the future. If this is your plan, you need to ensure you let current employees go in the best possible way.
Also, when you do look to hire employees in the future, you might find a negative reputation prevents you from hiring the best professionals in the job.
By caring for your staff and offering a high standard of service even when you let employees go, you will find you enhance your chances of success in the future.
Be seen to offer impartial advice
At times like this, emotions run high. It is perfectly natural for people to harbour negative feelings towards you and your company. By bringing in redundancy services who are impartial, you create a better standard of service for your employees.
The outgoing employees will appreciate not having to deal with remaining staff members at this time. Equally, having redundancy specialists in creates a buffer, which should help you in the long-term when it comes to reputation management.
If you would like to provide your current employees with the best standard of support during redundancy, we can help. At Global Solution Services, we offer a range of remote training courses, aimed at ensuring you move forward during these challenging times. You can find out more about our redundancy support by visiting our site, or by contacting us online.