Covid-19 Redundancy Starter Checklist for Employers

Your Free Covid-19 Redundancy Guide by EL Direct

The COVID-19 crisis has left many UK employers forced to consider making redundancies to ensure their businesses are in the strongest position to survive and continue to thrive.

While redundancy is never a pleasant topic, it’s one that requires careful consideration and expert guidance. EL Direct HR and Employment Law experts have put together a free redundancy checklist for employers.

Our free Covid-19 Redundancy Guide contains 5 of the key things you’ll need to consider before embarking upon a redundancy process:

  1. Making a clear business case for why you need to make redundancies
  2. Considering how many roles will be affected
  3. Creating a plan for consulting with your employees affected
  4. If you are losing only some roles from a larger group carrying out the same or very similar roles, creating a fair and reasonable plan for selecting who to choose
  5. Making employees aware of any alternative vacancies

Covid-19 has brought huge challenges for business owners, employers and their employees and our team of HR & Employment Law experts are here to provide you with specialist advice based on the latest government guidelines to help you work through this difficult period.

And remember, if you’re one of our HR & Employment Law clients, you can always give us a call on 0114 241 7092 or email the team on

For everyone else, please call 0114 244 4461 to see how we can help you with our expert advice in these matters and much more.

To download your FREE Covid-19 Redundancy Starter Checklist for Employers, simply enter your details in the form to get started.

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