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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.

You can also learn more about the skills you may need for jobs that are in demand right now by clicking here.

For more information on searching and applying for jobs, click here. For help in preparing for interviews, click here.

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.

I have a job but need to earn more money

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.

You can also learn more about the skills you may need for jobs that are in demand right now by clicking here.

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 provide us with your details, and we will be in touch soon.

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.

For more information on searching and applying for jobs, click here. For help in preparing for interviews, click here.

You can also learn more about the skills you may need for jobs that are in demand right now by clicking here.

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?

Our experts can help you to find a job. Get in touch and find out how we can help you 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. Click here to find out more.

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

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.

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.

How can I access free online resources  and self-help tools to find, prepare for and be skilled for work?

LinkedIn Learning are making some free certificated courses available to customers of housing providers. These courses will be available until March 2021. Take a look at the courses that are available here.

How can I raise my profile digitally for work?

Creating a Linked In profile is one of the best ways to network with professionals and apply for jobs.  For help to showcase the best version of you professionally, click here.

If you need support with other aspects of getting online, click here.

Orbit customers can apply for FREE digital skills support delivered by our partner 'We Are Digital'. This support service is tailored for Orbit customers who find it difficult to attend local courses and training, and is delivered online and via the telephone. We can arrange for an experienced tutor to give you a call. Please click here to get in touch.

If you are in need of digital equipment or devices to enable you to get online, please click here for information about our Super Surfer grant.

Want to access further training and improve your career choices?

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.

You can also learn more about the skills you may need for jobs that are in demand right now by clicking here.

For more information on searching and applying for jobs, click here. For help in preparing for interviews, click here.

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