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Advice on facing redundancy

Are you facing redundancy? Here's some suggestions on what you can do next

Many people in our city, both experienced workers and young people, face employment challenges and uncertainty, particularly during times of redundancy or restructure.


Worrying about job security can be an emotional and confusing time, and if you are at risk of losing your job your first step should be to find out what your rights are.


Knowing your rights can help you to solve problems more quickly and smoothly, enabling you to concentrate on getting back into employment again. This may be a good time to re-evaluate your work life and learn new skills to enable a career change. 

Find advice and guidance here:
  • Need some inspiration for your career options?
    With so many career choices, it can be hard to decide! Use the links below to find the right path for you. Skillsometer - discover what jobs you might like to do Icould - discover your personality and what jobs might suit you NCS Skills Assessment - discover your skills and what jobs might suit you Careers Pilot Go Construct - construction specific Prospects Job Services - for graduates Target Careers UCAS
  • Not sure how to start? Check out these useful links to support you
    Make sure you feel ready to get back out there – check out the support available if you are feeling anxious, confused, lost or overwhelmed. Plymouth has lots of growing industries that will have many job openings in the future. One of them could be for you! Find out more. Get your own free Careers and Skills Plan with National Careers Service. Develop yourself through further study and training opportunities. Find out where to find jobs in Plymouth.
  • Need to talk through your options?
    Pop in and see us on Wednesdays and Thursdays at Barclays in Plymouth Centre or sign up as a member, we'd be happy to help. Or if you'd rather speak to someone on the phone, call the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900. They can help to identify what career is best for you and the skills that could be useful in a range of different apprenticeship roles.
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