You need to confirm you are over the age of 25 and living in Scotland
Are you at risk of redundancy, or have you recently been made redundant? If you’re not sure what to do next, we have a range of free services available to support you every step of the way.
How can we support you
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) is the Scottish Government's initiative to support those dealing with redundancy. PACE provides free, confidential advice to help you with your next steps.
PACE is made up of partner organisations who help give you local and impartial expert advice and help you to manage the stress which naturally comes with redundancy.
We also have a Redundancy Support guide that summarises what PACE support is available for people experiencing redundancy. You can view the National guide and its translations here.
Our downloadable handbook, Positive Steps to your Future, contains lots of useful information and tasks to help you move on successfully. You can view it here.
Engage with our webinars
If you're facing redundancy, our webinars are full of advice to help you get back onto your feet.Visit our webinars
We’ve identified organisations that can help support with the redundancy process.
If you’ve recently been made redundant, you may be eligible for financial support.
PACE offers a full range of career management, employability and information services.
Learning new skills or retraining can improve your chances of getting back to work.
If you’re facing redundancy, now might be perfect time to reset your career path entirely and become your own boss.
We've gathered the most helpful resources available to help you manage any redundancy-related anxieties.
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.
There's also information and support available on Apprenticeships.scot