Tags: redundancy

Workers more concerned about co-workers being made redundant than themselves

A new survey by Glassdoor, a jobs and careers community, reveals that more than one in four (29 percent) UK employees fear losing their job in the next six months, an increase of eight percentage points from the Q114 survey. The Q2 2014 UK Employment Confidence Survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive among UK employees, monitors…

One in three employees expect to receive a pay rise in next 12 months

A new survey by Glassdoor, a jobs and careers community, reveals that one in five (21 percent) UK employees say that they fear losing their job in the next six months. The Q1 2014 UK Employment Confidence Survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive among UK employees, monitors four key indicators of employee confidence: job security, salary…

Redundancy remains on the agenda for 2014, says Sue Ziegler of Aeon Solicitors

The International Monetary Fund has predicted that the UK economy will outshine its European counterparts with a 2.4% growth rate in 2014, and the Treasury has stated that the UK has now turned the corner and that the Government’s economic plan is working. Talk of increased confidence is of little comfort, however, for the employees…

Alan H. Palmer: How to deliver bad and really bad news properly

Few of us have the thickness of hide or the liberality of Schadenfreude necessary to be comfortable when making a colleague redundant. That’s as it should be. However rational the capitalist imperative for companies to be efficient and staffed by the best, however sound the arguments at a macro-level, at the micro-level a human being…