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Find out about redundancy support available to people and businesses in Scotland as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic including a national helpline for those in need immediately
PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) is the Scottish Government's national strategic partnership framework for responding to redundancy situations. Free support and advice is delivered through Skills Development Scotland to help minimise the impact for people and businesses facing redundancy.
Call the helpline on 0800 917 8000 to speak to an adviser.
Individuals can learn more about support from PACE at My World of Work.
Check out the PACE toolkit for promoting PACE services and how to get involved.
Employers can find out more about how PACE can support staff through the redundancy process at Our Skillsforce.
Visit the Employability Skills page for more information on the support we provide for individuals to improve their work-based and employability skills.
The Young Person's Guarantee
The Young Person's Guarantee offers every 16-24 year old in Scotland the opportunity of a job, placement, training or volunteering position – based on their own goals and ambitions. For employers, get the support you need to build your future workforce.
From 1 August 2021, the government will pay 60% of wages up to a maximum cap of £1,875 for the hours the employee is on furlough.