Alternatives to Redundancy Guide

Alternatives to Redundancy Guide

 

With organisations looking towards the future, it is necessary to ensure that the strategic plan for meeting the needs of your organisation can be achieved and therefore, it is likely that there may need to be changes made to how your company operates. Restructuring projects resulting in potential redundancies are something that we anticipate being a challenge that many organisation will unfortunately need to be prepared for. However, we know that announcing redundancies within your business is a very difficult decision to make and should always be a last resort.

Therefore, you will need to consider what alternative options are available to you to ensure you are always making informed decisions about your business. We have prepared bespoke guidance on some of the options available to organisations as an alternative to redundancy in order to highlight this and would invite you to download our Alternatives to Redundancy Guidance Note (click here)  – it covers areas such as sabbaticals, secondments and flexible working.  If you have any questions you can get in touch to discuss the individual needs of your organisation and how French Duncan HR Services can support you moving forwards.

Further Support

The French Duncan HR team are on hand to help with all measures you may wish to discuss or explore in order to survive the current crisis.

To discuss how we can help you, please contact us on 0141 221 2984 or email Louise McCosh, HR Director at L.McCosh@frenchduncan.co.uk

 

Other Online Resources:

We have a large amount of other useful information and guides available, some of these are detailed below - or all can be found on our special COVID-19 Help for All Hub at www.frenchduncan.co.uk/covid-19. Or click on any of these links:

 

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Our Team



Louise  McCosh

Louise McCosh
HR Director
l.mccosh@frenchduncan.co.uk
0141 221 2984

Louise  McCosh

Louise McCosh

HR Director

LLB MSc MCIPD

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0141 221 2984

l.mccosh@frenchduncan.co.uk


Specialisms include...

Louise is a highly experienced and qualified HR specialist who leads French Duncan HR Services. With over 10 years experience in HR, Louise has a Masters in HR Management, a law degree and is a chartered member of the CIPD and a trained ACAS mediator.

Louise and the rest of the team at French Duncan HR Services work with a wide variety of organisations providing support in employment matters, including SMEs, Owner Managed Business and Not-For-Profit organisations on an on going basis providing advice and guidance in relation to tricky people issues including disciplinary, grievance, absence, redundancy and TUPE. The team can also work on specialist projects such as HR documentation, HR projects, HR training and mediation. For further details or to sign up for regular employment updates, please visit our website.

For a free initial consultation meeting, please contact Louise McCosh on 0141 221 2984 or email l.mccosh@frenchduncan.co.uk.  

 

Lois  McMurtrie

Lois McMurtrie
HR Manager
l.mcmurtrie@frenchduncan.co.uk
0141 221 2984

Lois  McMurtrie

Lois McMurtrie

HR Manager

BA(Hons)

0141 221 2984

l.mcmurtrie@frenchduncan.co.uk


Lois is an experienced HR Specialist in HR and Employment Law Compliance, and provides exceptional support to FDHR clients:

  • She graduated in Law and HR, has a Postgraduate Diploma (with Merit) in Human Resource Management and is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.
  • Upon graduating, Lois worked in a larger external consultancy for a number of years, providing HR and Employment Law Advice to clients in a range of sectors.
  • On joining FDHR in 2014, Lois has worked with Louise to provide HR Advice and Guidance and Project Support to clients.   She has developed particular experience in implementing a wide range of HR projects for clients, along with the delivery of on site training to line managers.
Linda  Kelly

Linda Kelly
Director & Head of Payroll
l.kelly@frenchduncan.co.uk
01786 435 332

Linda  Kelly

Linda Kelly

Director & Head of Payroll

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01786 435 332

l.kelly@frenchduncan.co.uk


Specialisms include...

Linda joined French Duncan when the firm merged with Macfarlane Gray in 2001. She has played a significant role in the growth of the firm, previously managing the workflow and business development and more recently in the last few years has established French Duncan’s Payroll team.

Linda was promoted to Head of Payroll in 2017, and since then has grown the team to 10. The team are based at our Stirling office and provide services to a wide range of clients from Aberdeen to London.

Understanding from first-hand experience the challenges faced by family businesses, Linda uses this knowledge to assist her in her dealings with existing and potential clients.

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