Redundancy Masterclass: 14 September @ Blackadders Offices Dundee

Redundancy has become a complex area of law where the simplest of errors can potentially be costly for employers.  This session is intended for HR professionals who have some knowledge of the law on redundancy and who may require to conduct such exercises in the future.

Our award winning Employment team intends to cover the practicalities of a redundancy exercise including:

  • Individual and collective consultation
  • Voluntary redundancy exercises
  • The principles of bumping and employees on maternity leave
  • Entitlement to time off to look for other work and redundancy pay
  • Lay-offs and short term working
  • Renewal of contract, re-engagement and trial periods

As well as covering the up-to-date law and recent employment tribunal decisions on work place redundancies, delegates will leave the training session with a raft of style letters, suggested agendas for consultation meetings and associated documents which should allow the delegates to carry out a lawful, robust and efficient redundancy exercise.  Simon will also give some tips on how to limit risk during the process so that, if faced with an employment tribunal claim in the future, this can be resisted swiftly and effectively.

  • Simon Allisonhead of employment law, regularly assists clients with ongoing redundancy exercises and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law.  Simon is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a leader in his field.
  • Blackadders was named the Employment Team of the Year 2016 at the Scottish Legal Awards in Edinburgh earlier this year.


  • Date: 14 September, 9am-11am breakfast seminar (catering will be provided).
  • Location: 30 & 34 Reform Street, Dundee DD1 1RJ.
  • Cost: £25 per delegate.
  • Registering: If you would like to attend this seminar, please send an e-mail to to book your place. Payment will be required in advance of the seminar. Payment can be made by cheque payable to BlackaddersLLP which can be sent to Blackadders, 30 & 34 Reform Street, Dundee, DD1 1RJ, marked for the attention of Scott Grant.

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