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Get advice on redundancy-related issues

There is a range of advice and support available if you have been made redundant or are at risk of redundancy.

If you want to explore new career options, learn more about your skills and look for training courses, visit the National Careers Service (external website).

To find out more about your rights go to:

If you are an apprentice:

The Government has launched a new online and telephone support service for apprentices who have lost their jobs during the Covid-19 outbreak. Find out more by visiting the Apprenticeships website (external website).

If you live in Scotland:

Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) is the Scottish Government’s partnership framework, helping people dealing with redundancy. Phone the Scottish redundancy helpline on 0800 917 8000 or visit Redundancy Scotland (external website).

Take a look at My World of Work (external website) for career information and advice.

If you live in Wales:

The Welsh Government’s redundancy action scheme (ReAct) helps people deal with redundancy. There are various sources of help available. Visit Working Wales (external website) and The Welsh Government (external website).

For budgeting and money advice, visit:

If you need to talk to someone about coping with redundancy, visit:

REED (external website) has advice on how to deal with the emotional side of being made redundant, and how to get your confidence levels back up. The Keep Britain Working (external website) campaign has produced ‘Moving On’ (external website), a booklet to help people who have recently been made redundant.

To find out how redundancy impacts your pension, visit The Pensions Advisory Service (external website) and our general pensions advice page (external website).