Career Guides

  • Life After Redundancy in 5 Steps

    There’s no doubt about it – redundancy comes as a shock. But it’s important to remember there is life after redundancy. The best way to deal with the situation is to take it step by step, so we’ve come up with five ways to help you cope and move on. Step 1 You will probably be experiencing a ...
  • Redundancy Entitlements and Budgeting

    Finance is one of the first worries everyone has when they find out they are being made redundant. In a redundancy survey we conducted, we found that 23% of people believed they could survive 3-4 months if they lost their job. This shows how important it is to carefully budget while you are job hunting ...
  • Trade Union Rights and Representation in Redundancy

    We spoke to the Hannah Reed, Employment Rights officer for the Trade Union Congress to get some advice on the role of Trade Unions during the redundancy process and to learn more about Union representation and how Unions can protect our rights. If I feel I am risk of redundancy, should I join a Union? Being a ...
  • Redundancy Rights- Advice from Citizen’s Advice Scotland

    We know how important it is to understand your rights during the process of redundancy, so we asked Citizen’s Advice Scotland for some legal guidance on some frequently asked redundancy rights questions. What are my rights during the process of redundancy? If your employer is thinking of making people redundant, there are certain procedures they need to ...
  • Redundancy Selection Criteria Explained

    There are a number of reasons why a business may have to make members of staff redundant. These include the business closing down or moving location, the death of the sole owner, the business being taken over, a reorganisation of the workplace which means your job no longer exists, or the introduction of new machinery ...