Changing Your Business? How to de-risk & avoid common mistakes

There are many reasons why you might be restructuring your business, not least the impact of COVID, Brexit and changing market conditions. There are also many challenges and risks to restructuring your business whether you are downsizing or growing. For example, going through a consultation process, redundancy, changing people’s contracts, realigingin teams and departments as well as the impact of growing your team quickly. 

In this second webinar on the topic of restructuring your business Margery McBain, Director of Gravitate HR spoke with Caroline Carr, employment lawyer at BTO Solicitors LLP, about the risks, trips, falls and common mistakes that many businesses make when restructuring or realigning their business. They also discuss interesting case examples and what you need to be aware of in terms of employment law as an employer. 


With guidance changing so frequently, we are doing our best to keep you up to date. The information provided in the recording above is our understanding at this point in time (1st April 2021), however, as more and different advice becomes available this position may change, and we will update accordingly. This is an evolving and unfolding situation, and we take the view that various measures may need to be applied for different sets of circumstances at an appropriate time. We as a team are available to discuss with you what measures are available to you.

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