Redundancy help in Scotland
Find out what to expect by watching this video of a previous event
Opportunities Fife jobs fair
This free event, organised by the Opportunities Fife Partnership, is for jobseekers who've recently been affected by redundancy in the area. Find out about vacancies, and get advice to help you look for jobs, consider your options, write CVs and more.
PACE oil and gas event, Aberdeen
Have you been affected by redundancies in the oil and gas industry? Come along to this free PACE event. You can meet employers, find out about vacancies and get free, impartial advice on your next steps.
Employers make redundancies for many reasons – a strong competitor, falling demand, economic downturn or advances in technology. However it happens, being made redundant is never easy.
We've got advice to help you deal with redundancy, plus information on where to get support.
Facing redundancy? Get support from PACE
If you've been made redundant or are facing redundancy, it's likely you'll have a lot of questions. You can speak face-to-face with someone and get the support and advice you need to work out your next step. Contact Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) on 0800 917 8000 for free, impartial advice.
PACE is a free Scottish Government scheme. Our advisers can help you:
PACE in your area
The Positive Steps guide has useful information to help you through the redundancy process. Our national and local PACE guides have details on who can help when you're being made redundant. Find contact details for your local council, SDS centres, Jobcentre Plus and other organisations who can help.
Are you an employer?
PACE advisers can help employers who are planning or thinking of making redundancies, too. Find out how we can support you and your staff on Our Skillsforce. There's also help available for business recovery specialists.
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