This workshop gives attendees involved in compulsory redundancy selection the opportunity to practise the skills required to be a competent assessor.

What does it cover?

It will cover the following areas:

Legal background

Definition of redundancy
The legal responsibilities of the organisation in the redundancy process
The principles of fair selection for redundancy and the requirement for consultation.


An overview of the selection method chosen by the organisation/ division/department and the reasons behind it

The assessment process (dependent on method chosen)

The redundancy selection criteria
Evaluation and scoring method chosen
Assessing individuals against the selection criteria
Interview skills
Note taking
Evaluating and scoring evidence

Post selection

Feedback of decision to candidates
Dealing with challenges to decisions.

What will I learn?

By the end of the workshop, attendees will:
  • Understand their personal and organisational responsibilities when carrying out a compulsory redundancy selection process
  • Have examined the chosen assessment process in detail
  • Have explored what constitutes ‘evidence’ of criteria
  • Understand the scoring system that will be used.
  • Have explored techniques for getting the best out of the interviewee
  • Have practised the skills required by carrying out a ‘mock’ assessment.

More info

Course duration: This half day workshop is delivered by Josie Hastings
How to book: To learn more about this course or to book a workshop, contact us.