Whether you are experiencing growth or facing an operational headcount reduction, we can help with restructure management.
However you are planning to restructure your business there are risks that require an understanding of employment law to mitigate – and that’s where our support becomes invaluable.
Abbot Associates helps you:
Plan the restructure of your business
Identify areas for growth or reduction
Manage the merger/acquisition due diligence
Recruit new employees at all levels
Negotiate settlement agreements for staff exiting the business
Depending on the scope of the project we can either work at an hourly rate or arrange a fee beforehand, allowing you to know exactly how much you need to budget.
Redundancies can be a necessary part of running a successful business; however, the process can pose a significant risk to you if you don't abide by legislation and follow best practice principles.
This is where we can help as we have the knowledge and the experience to manage your redundancy process from start to finish. We can help you to:
Identify where your organisation can make cost effective overhead savings
Plan the stages of the redundancy process
Plan and manage consultations with employees
Liaise with Unions and/or Employee Associations if required
Calculate termination payments
Provide letter templates
Provide scripts for managers
Attend redundancy meetings as a coach, independent advisor or mediator
By developing a complete understanding of your business, we will be able to work with you to meet your goals efficiently, pragmatically and professionally.
We understand the redundancy process from back to front and will ensure that your project is managed compliantly and handled with empathy and professionalism.
We understand that when an individual finds themselves redundant resulting from a restructure, merger or downsizing, it can be emotionally taxing and stressful time for them and you may wish to offer support after they leave your business.
Abbot Associates offers compassionate, practical career transitioning support and helps employees re-orient themselves back into the job market.
Our outplacement program includes:
Several consultations with the employee either in person (or if preferred via phone)
Initial 1-on-1 meeting for 1 hour to assess the person’s needs and requirements
Career counselling and advice on employment options and the current employment market
Setting of Career Goals and Objectives
Implementing a Job Search/Campaign Plan
A professional resume and covering letter tailored to their experience and skills
Interview skills training and coaching
Learning to Sell/Market yourself to a prospective employer