8 December 2023
In the CIPD’s Labour Market Outlook report, published November 2023, it was revealed that 17% of employers were planning to make redundancies in the three months to December 2023. This means that for the first time since winter 2021/22, redundancy intentions have fallen. Nevertheless, as the cost-of-living crisis continues, redundancy remains an important topic for employers. In this feature, Stacie Cheadle, Croner-i employment law researcher and writer, takes an in-depth look at suitable alternative employment during redundancy, and what employers need to know about it.