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Model documents and policies

Downloadable and customisable documents relating to redundancy. For more information see the employment law pages.

Letter formally notifying an employee that they have been selected for redundancy as part of the individual consultation process
Letter formally notifying an employee that they have been selected for redundancy as part of the individual consultation process
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This letter informs an employee formally that they have been selected for redundancy, and invites them to a meeting where they may put their case before a final decision is made.

Letter informing an employee of possible redundancy as part of the individual consultation process
Letter informing an employee of possible redundancy as part of the individual consultation process
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This letter informs an employee of a redundancy situation, the reason for it, that a consultation period has commenced, and that their position is one of those at risk although all alternative options will be explored.

Letter informing an employee of possibile redundancy as part of a collective redundancy process
Letter informing an employee of possibile redundancy as part of a collective redundancy process
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This letter informs an employee of a collective redundancy situation, the reason for it, that a consultation period has commenced, and that their position is one of those at risk although all alternative options will be explored.

Letter informing an employee of the outcome of their application for voluntary redundancy
Letter informing an employee of the outcome of their application for voluntary redundancy
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This letter informs an employee of the decision made by the company regarding their application for voluntary redundancy.

Letter informing an employee their position is no longer at risk of redundancy by individual consultation
Letter informing an employee their position is no longer at risk of redundancy by individual consultation
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This letter informs employees who had previously been told that they were at risk of being made redundant that their position is now safe.

Letter informing employees that the deadline for voluntary redundancy applications has now passed
Letter informing employees that the deadline for voluntary redundancy applications has now passed
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This letter informs employees that the deadline for voluntary redundancy applications has passed, and that any employees who have applied will hear soon whether their application has been accepted.

Letter inviting an employee provisionally selected for redundancy to a second individual consultation
Letter inviting an employee provisionally selected for redundancy to a second individual consultation
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This letter confirms the counter proposals raised by an employee at risk of redundancy at a consultation meeting, and invites them to a second consultation meeting to give the company’s response.

Letter inviting an employee to a meeting to discuss their application for voluntary redundancy
Letter inviting an employee to a meeting to discuss their application for voluntary redundancy
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This letter invites an employee to a meeting to discuss their application for voluntary redundancy and confirms that they have a right to be represented at the meeting by a work colleague or trade union official.

Letter inviting an employee to an individual consultation meeting regarding potential redundancy
Letter inviting an employee to an individual consultation meeting regarding potential redundancy
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This letter informs an employee that their position is at risk of redundancy, and invites them to an individual consultation meeting to discuss the situation.

Letter offering an employee selected for redundancy suitable alternative employment
Letter offering an employee selected for redundancy suitable alternative employment
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This letter informs an employee selected for redundancy that there is a suitable alternative role for them, giving details of it, and the consequences of their accepting or refusing this offer.

Letter reminding an employee selected for redundancy about an offer of alternative employment
Letter reminding an employee selected for redundancy about an offer of alternative employment
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This letter reminds an employee selected for redundancy about an offer of alternative employment to which they have not responded, giving a final deadline for their answer.

Letter to a redundant employee offering a trial period of alternative employment
Letter to a redundant employee offering a trial period of alternative employment
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This letter confirms the trial period and start date of an alternative position accepted by an employee who was previously selected for redundancy.

Letter to an employee taking voluntary redundancy confirming their dismissal
Letter to an employee taking voluntary redundancy confirming their dismissal
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This letter confirms the dismissal of an employee who has applied for voluntary redundancy, the terms of the redundancy agreement, final day of employment and redundancy pay.

Letter to appropriate representatives notifying them that no compulsory redundancies are necessary as a result of voluntary redundancies
Letter to appropriate representatives notifying them that no compulsory redundancies are necessary as a result of voluntary redundancies
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This letter informs the appropriate representatives that compulsory redundancies are no longer necessary, and there have been sufficient applications accepted for voluntary redundancy.

Letter to at risk employees notifying them that no compulsory redundancies are necessary as a result of voluntary redundancies
Letter to at risk employees notifying them that no compulsory redundancies are necessary as a result of voluntary redundancies
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This letter informs an employee previously told their position was at risk of redundancy that no compulsory redundancies will now be necessary, owing to sufficient applications for voluntary redundancy.

Letter to employees confirming that redundancies will be necessary and inviting applications for voluntary redundancy
Letter to employees confirming that redundancies will be necessary and inviting applications for voluntary redundancy
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This letter informs employees that redundancies will be necessary, and invites applications for voluntary redundancy to try to avoid compulsory redundancies.

Letter to the wider workforce informing them of a potential redundancy situation
Letter to the wider workforce informing them of a potential redundancy situation
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This letter informs the wider workforce of a redundancy situation, giving the reason for it, but says that the recipient or their department should not be affected.

Letter to the wider workforce informing them that no compulsory redundancies will be necessary as a result of voluntary redundancies
Letter to the wider workforce informing them that no compulsory redundancies will be necessary as a result of voluntary redundancies
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This letter informs an employee previously told their position was not at risk of redundancy that no compulsory redundancies will now be necessary, owing to sufficient applications for voluntary redundancy.

Letter to union or employee representatives informing them of the proposed redundancies as part of the collective consultation process
Letter to union or employee representatives informing them of the proposed redundancies as part of the collective consultation process
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This letter invites union or employee representatives in a collective consultation on proposed redundancies to an initial meeting, referring to and giving any necessary information.

 

Letter to the Minister notifying of redundancies
Letter to the Minister notifying of redundancies
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This letter informs the Minister that collective redundancies are proposed, as required under the Protection of Employment Acts 1977-2014.

Redundancy dismissal letter
Redundancy dismissal letter
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This letter confirms that an employee has been made redundant and sets out the statutory payments that they are entitled to.

Policy on voluntary redundancy
Policy on voluntary redundancy
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This policy explains the circumstances under which employees may apply for voluntary redundancy, how such applications should be made and how they will be considered.

Redundancy policy
Redundancy policy
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This policy lays out how the organisation will manage impending employee redundancies. The policy covers alternatives to redundancy, voluntary redundancy, consultation and information, selection, alternative work, time off to look for work or undergo training, support, statutory redundancy payments, and notice and termination of employment.

Policy on possible alternatives to redundancy
Policy on possible alternatives to redundancy

This policy can be used to outline all possible alternatives the company will consider, listing several options. It also outlines that a consultation procedure may need to be followed to implement these changes.

Policy on the selection criteria for redundancy
Policy on the selection criteria for redundancy

This policy outlines to staff how staff will be selected, clearly describing the process that will be followed.

Record of one to one consultation meeting
Record of one to one consultation meeting

This record gives a checklist of areas to discuss when conducting an individual redundancy consultation.

Redundancy selection matrix
Redundancy selection matrix

This matrix can be used to score staff who are being considered for redundancy, covering areas such as performance, skills and a disciplinary.

Employee form to apply for voluntary redundancy
Employee form to apply for voluntary redundancy

This form allows an employee to confirm they are willing to volunteer themselves.