Redundancies and confidential information
The company for which you are working is about to be restructured. Everyone knows that there will be some redundancies. You work for the director of human resources and have access to confidential information about the restructure, including the names of those scheduled to be made redundant.
One day at lunch a colleague mentions that he is about to arrange a large mortgage in order buy a new house. He tells you that his family needs the space as his wife is due to have a third child in a few months’ time.
You know that this colleague has been identified as one of those to be made redundant.
- What are the issues?
- Who are the stakeholders?
- What should you do?
- What would you do?
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