The information on this page is designed to help you cope with losing a job and unemployment.
The information provided is a brief description of most common benefits available. The list is NOT an authorative statement of law and is intended as a rough guide only. Note that the Social Security System is complex and liable to alteration / change on a regular basis.
Information and signposting on finding a new job.
If you are on low income or Income Support, or Jobseekers Allowance then you may be entitled to help.
ReAct is a package of support to help people who have been made redundant get back into employment as quickly as possible. ReAct could provide a contribution towards the cost of vocational training courses to help you to find a new job.
Our Lifelong Learning Service provides a flexible way for you to learn. It allows you the freedom to study where, when and how you wish. You can learn new skills or up-date existing knowledge.
Information about the services provided by Wrexham ITeC.
The Adviceguide website is the main public information service of Citizens Advice, providing people with round-the-clock access to CAB information on their rights - including benefits, housing and employment, and on debt, consumer and legal issues.
Losing your job is often beyond your control. How you cope with it isn't. Armchair Advice is the place to be if you are experiencing job loss through redundancy, termination or dismissal. Whatever you need, from legal and financial advice to emotional support, you can find it here. You can find expert advice and talk to people who know what you are going through.
Being made redundant can be very stressful, but it can also offer new opportunities. This is a quick guide to the sections of the site that will be able to help you deal with redundancy.
This information describes the main Government employment schemes. Most schemes are provided through Jobcentre Plus offices, where you can get more details. Some employment schemes are compulsory for people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) while others are voluntary. You can also find information here about employment schemes for the self-employed, training schemes, the New Deal and other types of help on offer.
Income Support is a benefit for people under 60 on a low income and with limited savings. You can apply for the benefit online.
Employment tribunals are judicial bodies established to resolve disputes over employment rights. These matters include unfair dismissal, redundancy payments, sex, race and disability discrimination together with certain issues relating to wages and terms and conditions of employment.
Includes holidays and finding a job
Calculate how much statutory redundancy you can get. It's based on age, weekly pay and number of years in the job. You only qualify if you've worked for at least 2 full years for your employer.
Information from Directgov on Redundancy.
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