Workplace change, restructures and redundancies are tough for both employee and employer. However, they’re a necessary part of doing business. We can guide to make decisions about how to strategically structure your workforce for ongoing success and sustainability.
We can also help you reduce the stress on both parties by ensuring entitlements and communications are handled professionally and effectively.
Our Wizards are deeply experienced in workforce planning and any associated workplace changes, restructures and redundancies in the workplace, and will assist you anticipate and avoid expensive legal disputes with employees without the cost of a lawyer.
Workforce planning ensures you have the right workforce in place to achieve your organisational vision, goals and objectives. It is about aligning your resourcing with the needs and priorities of your business including legislative, regulatory, services and product requirements.
Restructuring involves a review of your current situation and needs. Do you have the right staff in the right places? Are these resources positioned optimally for business success?
Reviews may reveal that you have more staff than needed, or than you can afford. They may reveal an area of skill or expertise that needs to be improved. In these cases roles may need to be removed or created and the business reorganised.
The keys to restructuring and redundancy in the workplace are:
Change can be stressful for employers and staff, and this is heightened when jobs are on the line. Don’t go it alone.
Workplace Wizards ensures each step of the process, as well as the reasoning behind the changes, is clearly communicated to all parties to ensure everyone feels properly informed and consulted.
Workforce planning can be a complex, sensitive and challenging exercise. To succeed in business, it is important you remain strategic, future focussed and innovative. We can facilitate your workforce planning and support you in your decision-making processes.
Restructures leading to staff redundancies are particularly complex, sensitive and difficult exercises. It’s essential that you follow a procedurally fair process and undergo sufficient consultation.
We can guide you through restructuring and redundancy processes to make it all as smooth as possible. We minimise legal risks as we go. From initial consultations through to notice periods, severance payments and even communication with unions – we’re here for you.
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