Facing redundancy?

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.

Speak To One Of Our Advisers

Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) is the Scottish Government’s initiative to support those dealing with redundancy.

Together with our 24 partners, we provide a range of support options to people who have been made redundant or are facing redundancy. Our impartial, expert advice is free for everyone.

By answering a few questions, we can build a personalised list of services that could help you right now.

Get personalised redundancy support

We understand that redundancy can feel daunting and overwhelming. This tool can help you decide the best support option for your circumstances. 

Try our Redundancy Support tool

Engage with our webinars

If you’re facing redundancy, our webinars are full of career advice and job seeking tips to help you get back onto your feet.

Register for upcoming sessions to engage with career experts. You can also watch existing recordings for tips and advice.

Watch our webinars
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Discover our advice and resources

Whether you’re having to change, or you’ve decided to yourself, it’s important you feel supported throughout any transitional process.

National Redundancy Support guides and translations

Our Redundancy Support guides summarise what PACE support is available for people experiencing redundancy.

Positive Steps to Your Future

Our Positive Steps to Your Future handbook contains lots of useful information and tasks to help you progress.

View support by topic

We’ve pulled together services and advice to help with every aspect of redundancy

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Want to talk to someone?

Wherever you are in your redundancy journey, our team of careers experts can help you get where you want to go.

0800 917 8000

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

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.