Redundancy help in Scotland

Although our absolute priority is supporting you through the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still available to help you with redundancy and understanding where to get support.

Facing redundancy or recently made redundant?

Call us on 0800 917 8000 and we can help support you.

Redundancy can be one of the most challenging, stressful things you’ll ever face. You may be experiencing a range of emotions and you might feel unsure of where to go next.

Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) is the Scottish Government's initiative for supporting people dealing with redundancy. PACE can provide free, confidential advice to help you with your next steps.


Support for you right now

PACE helped Audrey Lawson through redundancy.  She took advantage of the free, impartial advice and support available to help her move to a job as a social care worker.

PACE can help you navigate the redundancy process by offering a full range of services including:

  • Helping you understand your rights and entitlements

  • Checking what benefits you may be entitled to

  • Practical advice on getting a new job

  • Identifying learning and training opportunities


My World of Work Job Hub

If you’ve lost your job due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) there are immediate job opportunities available now.

Use our Job Hub to find vacancies.

Apprentice who's been made redundant?

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) offers a range of support including the opportunity to discuss your options with a careers adviser who can help you plan your next steps. We also offer advice on CVs, applications and interviews

Call 0800 917 8000 to speak to an adviser.


Employer faced with redundancy?

PACE provides free advice to support you and your business through redundancy, no matter how many employees are affected.

Call 0800 783 6000 to request PACE support or fill in our support request form.


Ready for the next step?

Call us on 0800 917 8000 to access the support on offer. 

Wherever you are in your redundancy journey, we'll help you work out your options and get closer to where you want to go.