Redundancy Support for Employers and Employees

Many Lincolnshire businesses are currently in the difficult situation of considering, or having to make, redundancies.

Due to the financial difficulties around COVID-19 and the impact of both national and local restrictions, you may have to make some staff members redundant.

You may be wondering:

– What are the HR processes?

–  How do you calculate redundancy pay?

– How do you inform your employees?

– What support is available to you as a business, and to the redundant employee?

Let us support your business, and help the employee you are having to let go.

Redundancy Toolkit

Business Lincolnshire have put together a toolkit with links to help support businesses in making redundancy decisions, and also help the employee find a new job or sign up for Universal Credit.

Employer support

Useful websites include our HR Support Forum, guidelines on policies and procedures from the government, Jobcentre Plus, The Federation of Small Businesses and others.

Employee support

Useful websites include DWP advice, the government’s Find A Job page, Universal Credit advice and others.

Download the toolkit

Mental Health Resources

This is a difficult time for employees and employees affected by the impacts of the COVID pandemic. There are a number of sources of support for everyone who needs it.

Lincolnshire’s mental health helpline which can be accessed 24/7 on 0800 001 4331.

Workforce Matters have released several resources to help keep mental wellbeing in check.

From tips on coping with social isolation and working from home, to advice for leaders hoping to guide their team during these periods of uncertainty – these can be downloaded from the Business Lincolnshire website via the mental health support page.

For more resources and advice on taking care of your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Trust’s website.


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