There are a range of employment support and training providers in the borough that can support with CV writing, building confidence, support to gain additional skills, and securing employment.
COVID-19 Employment Support
EmployerHelp offers a range of advice to help businesses overcome the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you are needing to expand rapidly, or worried about redundancies, you can find advice on next steps and the best ways to support your staff here.
GLA hosting a webinar for Londoners whose jobs are at risk of redundancy
Advisors from Trust for London’s Employment Legal Advice Network will explain furlough and redundancy rights at GLA’s online event on Wednesday 16 December. The advisors will direct attendees to further support and information about their rights if they are no longer needed at work. The event is free and all are welcome so you might want to share with your network. The event will be provided in several languages, including English, Bulgarian, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. Register now.
Be a Work Hero – help keep Britain running
Despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak, there are still thousands of critical jobs out there. JobHelp are here to help with information on what types of roles are good to apply for right now.
You can also find hints and tips on applying for jobs if you haven’t done it for a while. If you are looking for a full or part-time job – or even some temporary work during the coronavirus emergency – visit Find a Job.
RIFT Group – A Guide to Tax Debt and Mental Health
RIFT Group have released a thorough guide on how to care for one’s mental health when dealing with debt, and offers plenty of valuable information on the impact of debt to mental health, the different kinds of debt (e.g. tax debt), and how they can be a key source of stress, depression, and anxiety if not planned and managed properly. Advice for dealing with debt such as setting up a Debt Management Plan or an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA), qualifying for a Debt Relief Order (DRO), or even filing bankruptcy to get some protection and keep life essentials like pension savings safe from creditors.
The guide also includes information on what to do if debt problems begin affecting your mental health, including recognising the symptoms and early warning signs of mental health problems associated with debt, as well as advice on where to turn to for help and support.
Other useful information and resources, including debt charities and organisations that are dedicated to helping people conquer their debt problems.
Guide to Tax Debt and Mental Health