Services and support within each Local Authority, Jobcentre
Plus or Health Board area.
PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) is the
Scottish Government's national strategic partnership framework for
responding to redundancy situations. Skills Development Scotland
co-ordinates PACE at a national level and facilitates local level
response teams providing tailored help and support for individuals
at risk of, or experiencing, redundancy.
The response to each redundancy situation is tailored to meet
individual needs and local circumstances. For employers, there is
support to help them consider alternatives to redundancies,
providing options to retrain to retain staff. Where this isn't
possible impartial advice is available on the best approach when it
comes to making redundancies.
For those facing or at risk of redundancy, services offered
Skills Development Scotland has a dedicated team of PACE
advisers. They have extensive experience of dealing with redundancy
situations and are available to visit companies affected by
redundancy, to meet with staff and to offer free and impartial
advice on the following:
More information on PACE can be found on My World of Work for
those facing redundancy, and Our
Skillsforce for employers.
Other sources of support and advice around redundancies