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29.07.15

Redundancies do not always save money

Source: Brian C

It would appear that this is a current trend over many companies in all sectors, where they think that by making staff redundant they will save money. However, had they taken time to work out how much the redundancies were costing, and how long it would take them to recoup these monies, even if they do keep the staffing at a low level, the account speaks for itself.

I agree that the NHS needs more staff, not less, and all that cash could have been spent on retaining experienced staff, thereby saving the costs of employing and training new people. Common sense transplant required, doctor.

Re: RCN: £1.8bn staff redundancy bill a ‘slap in the face’

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