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I’m being made redundant

If you have lost your job as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, please see our coronavirus information page for advice and support on this.

At risk of redundancy? To find out what your rights are and what procedures must be followed click here.

Use the Government's online calculator by clicking here to see how much statutory redundancy pay you can get. It’s based on age, weekly pay and number of years in the job.

We work with Stay Nimble. This online career coaching tool can help you find new and rewarding career options matched to your goals and passions. To find out more, visit Stay Nimble. For a FREE user account, complete our contact form here and send us your details, quoting “StayNimble”.

Need more help? 

Our experts can help you to find a job, increase your hours/income, start a business and improve your confidence as well as gaining qualifications.

We can put you in touch with the right people at the right time. We're ready when you are. To get in touch today, click here to complete our referral form.

I think I have been dismissed from work

If you have lost your job as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, please see our coronavirus information page for advice and support on this.

Dismissal or being sacked may be fair or unfair depending on the circumstances. The information on this link will help you work out what to do next.

I want to talk to someone. ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) covers all aspects of employment and dispute resolution.

Call their FREE and confidential helpline on 0300 123 1100. The ACAS website also has a wealth of information on all aspects of employment.

Need more help? 

We can put you in touch with the right people at the right time. We're ready when you are. To get in touch today, click here to complete our referral form.

I have a job but need to earn more money

Want to get further training and improve your career choices? 

We work with Stay Nimble. This online career coaching tool can help you find new and rewarding career options matched to your goals and passions. To find out more, visit Stay Nimble. For a FREE user account, complete our contact form here and send us your details, quoting “StayNimble”.

Need more help? 

We can put you in touch with the right people at the right time. We're ready when you are. To get in touch today, click here to complete our referral form.

Help with finding a job

There is a lot of help around to assist you in finding a job and getting financial help to start work. Have a look at what’s available by clicking here.

We work with Stay Nimble. This online career coaching tool can help you find new and rewarding career options matched to your goals and passions. To find out more, visit Stay Nimble. For a FREE user account, complete our contact us form here and send us your details, quoting “StayNimble”.

Need more help? 

Our experts can help you to find a job, increase your hours/income, start a business and improve your confidence as well as gaining qualifications.

We can put you in touch with the right people at the right time. We're ready when you are. To get in touch today, click here to complete our referral form.

I'm going on to universal credit

To find out how this will affect you visit the Government's universal credit page here.

Did you know that 100% of Orbit customers were better off going into work rather than just claiming universal credit - will you be next?

We work with Stay Nimble. This online career coaching tool can help you find new and rewarding career options matched to your goals and passions. To find out more, visit Stay Nimble. For a FREE user account, complete our contact form here and send us your details, quoting “StayNimble”.

Need more help? 

Our experts can help you to find a job, increase your hours/income, start a business and improve your confidence as well as gaining qualifications.

We can put you in touch with the right people at the right time. We're ready when you are. To get in touch today, click here to complete our referral form.

Having a baby/rights at work when you are a parent

Need to understand your employment rights when you are pregnant?

Find out your employment rights during pregnancy, which are commonly known as statutory rights, by clicking here.

If you're having a baby, you may be able to get statutory maternity pay or maternity allowance and paternity pay/leave.

Need more help? Our experts can help you to prepare for your change in circumstance.

We can put you in touch with the right people at the right time. We're ready when you are. To get in touch today, click here to complete our referral form.

My employer wants to change my hours/my job role/my pay

Usually, the employer and employee both need to agree to any contract changes such as altering your hours, place of work, job role etc. Click this link for further information on changes to your employment contract: https://www.gov.uk/your-employment-contract-how-it-can-be-changed

Need more help? 

We can put you in touch with the right people at the right time. We're ready when you are. To get in touch today, click here to complete our referral form.

I am unhappy about something at work

If you have a problem at work, this information from Citizens Advice will help you understand how to tackle it and what to do at each stage, whether you're sorting things out informally, raising a grievance or making a claim to an employment tribunal.

Need more help? 

We can put you in touch with the right people at the right time. We're ready when you are. To get in touch today, click here to complete our referral form.

Still can’t find the help you need?

Visit our Coronavirus page to find further information on how we can support you with financial, digital, and wellbeing issues during this period of uncertainty.

If you’re still stuck, we can put you in touch with the right people at the right time – we’re ready when you are, just contact us.

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