Redeployment of employees | Redundancies | HR and employment law | EEF

Redeployment of employees at risk of redundancy and trial periods

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This page explains the legal duty to search for redeployment opportunities for employees who are provisionally selected for redundancy and explains how to comply with the duty in practice. It also gives guidance on choosing between candidates for alternative work, making offers and trial periods.

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