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Hello colleagues, we have recently sent out quotations for school year 2020/2021.

Please let Laura know if this is acceptable (if you haven't already) or please get in touch if you require any further information.

School Staffing Structure Review and Redundancy (3 hours)

Dates and Venues 

Tuesday 19 November 2024 9.30am – 12.30pm, Newburn Activity Centre


Effectively managing organisation change, budget difficulties, staffing restructures and potential staff redundancy is an ongoing requirement of the role of a senior leader. 

Aimed at school leaders with line management responsibility at all levels, this session will equip delegates to have the confidence to effectively manage both the informal and formal staffing structure review procedure, with and without redundancy(ies).

From initially identifying the need for organisational change and a potential staffing structure review through to implementing formal redundancies through a dismissal processes, we will provide practical examples and interactive training tasks to guide delegates through legislation, procedure and best practice. 

Course outline

The session will cover:

Best practice procedures and processes to effectively undertake and implement staffing reviews and redundancy procedures

The legal definition of redundancy and how this applies

Statutory obligations under redundancy legislation

Steps which should be taken to avoid the need for redundancies

The key steps of a redundancy procedure and how to follow these

Actions taken to mitigate redundancies, including management of voluntary requests and seeking suitable alternative employment

The importance of a robust business case and what should be included in this

How to calculate redundancy payments

Consulting informally and formally with recognised unions and employees

How to manage staff on maternity, sickness absence and other types of leave during a redundancy process

Termination of employment on the grounds of redundancy


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