FTE / Part Time Redundancy Questio

My organisation is reducing headcount in their stores due to the lower demands of the business.
I am the only part time employee in our store, working 0.7 FTE. We need to lose 1.7 FTE headcount. Does this mean it would automatically be me who has to go? How can they dismiss 1.7 otherwise? Would the look at the remaining full time staff to reduce their hours?
I am the top seller and have been there the longest length of time so cannot think of how they would score me sufficiently for dismissal other than being part time, which I am aware they cannot discriminate against. 

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  • Thrugelmir
    Thrugelmir Posts: 89,546
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    If other members of staff are willing to reduce their hours. Then the reduction could be achieved without anyone losing their job. Alternatively some staff could be offered revised contracts. There's various ways of achieving the final goal. 
  • sharpe106
    sharpe106 Posts: 3,559
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    Or they might decide to reduce the headcount by 2. If you are the top seller I doubt they would want rid of you just because your part time, after all if they are reducing staff times must be hard, so why would you bin your best seller? as that where the money comes into the company from. 
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