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Last updated on 27 April 2017
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What is the process for making redundancies? We set out requirements around the redundancy process and relay a suggested redundancy procedure from a local authority. We also look at redundancy selection criteria and link to our article on governors' roles in the redundancy process.

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  1. ACAS guidance on redundancy procedures
  2. Consult employees
  3. Measures to avoid redundancies
  4. Compulsory redundancy
  5. Voluntary redundancy
  6. Redundancy pay for employees with multiple jobs
  7. Example procedure

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