When a northern commercial developer needed to make two employees redundant, they contacted Clockwork for advice on how to carry out the procedure efficiently, fairly and in line with legal requirements.
Although lots of general information on redundancy was available from a variety of sources, Clockwork was able to provide a highly personalised service shaped around the specific circumstances of this particular case.
Closely guiding the employer through the redundancy process, Clockwork helped them to implement a step-by-step process that followed strict legal requirements and ethical procedures to the letter.
The services Clockwork provided included assistance with letter writing, advice on communicating news of the redundancies, attending meetings, guidelines on redundancy procedures and even help with calculating fair but commercially viable redundancy settlements. Clockwork also helped provide legally watertight advice on some unusual and unprecedented issues specific to the circumstances of this particular business. Overall, working closely with Clockwork enabled the client to reach a satisfactory outcome smoothly, cost effectively and without the risk of legal proceedings. At a time when more and more businesses are thinking about downsizing as a way to survive the economic situation, legally compliant redundancy policies are an absolute must.