Support with Redundancy

This page has information to help and support business facing redundancy

Skills Support for Redundancy

Supports businesses undergoing industrial restructuring by providing skills and employability support for employees at risk of redundancy. Also supports newly unemployed individuals or recently made redundant (within 3 months of leaving an organisation due to redundancy).

We can provide you and your team with a range of advice and support which is tailored to your needs. Our friendly advisors can help you and your team work through a range of learning programmes in order for you to up-skill or retrain for another role. In addition, we can help you and your team with:

  • Improving your CV
  • Job searches
  • Interview skills

End date March 2023



  • Impartial support for your teams at times of need
  • Funded support which saves time
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The Lancashire Redundancy Task Force

The Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub, DWP/Jobcentre Plus, the National Careers Service and the Skills Support for the Workforce Programme are working together to ensure a coordinated approach to supporting employers who are going through the redundancy process and their employees.

Partners will work with businesses in developing a tailored package of support for employees who are at risk of/who are being made redundant.



  • DWP will offer advice and support on benefits.
  • Skills Assessment Using tools such as the Skills Health Check, individuals will be encouraged to explore their knowledge, skills, strengths and experience, exploring transferable skills, and providing advice and guidance on what sectors these can be applied to.
  • Skills Development, occupational qualifications relating to individuals’ job roles and competencies and strengthening their CV, Self-employment support
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