There is a range of advice and support available if you have been made redundant or are at risk of redundancy. This video tells you how to find out more about support from Jobcentre Plus and their partners, updating your skills, financial support and your redundancy rights.
If you want to explore new career options, learn more about your skills and look for training courses, visit the National Careers Service website.
To find out more about your rights go to:
- redundancy: your rights on the gov.uk website
- your rights if your employer is insolvent on the gov.uk website
- what to do if you lose your job on the National Careers Service website
- making working life better on the acas website
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.
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 the Redundancy Scotland website.
Take a look at the My World of Work 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 the Working Wales website and the Welsh Government website.
For budgeting and money advice, visit:
If you need to talk to someone about coping with redundancy, visit:
REED’s 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 website campaign has produced the online ‘Moving On’ booklet to help people who have recently been made redundant.