Voluntary redundancy – should you take the money and run?
A large sum of money and the prospect of a hard-earned break is music to many people’s ears. But it’s not necessarily going to be all beer and skittles. Here’s five questions to ask yourself to help you through the decision making process.
Journalism, admin, IT, assembly line, middle management, public sector – no matter what line of work you do these days, you are increasingly likely to come across the offer of a voluntary redundancy.
Should you take the money and run? That depends entirely on your personal circumstances. For some people, it could be the best thing that ever happened to them. For others, it could be a financial disaster.