Employment

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 21st March 2011.

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Photo of Jim Hume Jim Hume Liberal Democrat 21st March 2011

Question S3W-40558

To ask the Scottish Executive what support it will offer those affected by the proposed job losses at the West Freugh satellite ground station.

Photo of Jim Mather Jim Mather Scottish National Party 21st March 2011

The Scottish Government provides support through the PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) Partnership to all individuals facing redundancy. The local PACE Partnership is aware of potential job losses at West Freugh and has contacted the company to offer advice and support. To date QinetiQ has declined the offer of this support as they already have arrangements in place to provide support to any staff facing redundancy. However, PACE support will remain available through partner organisations and can be accessed by employees.

The type of support available through PACE will be tailored to meet individual needs and local circumstances but will include: Jobcentre Plus Scotland services; one-to-one counselling; comprehensive information packs; access to high-quality training; seminars on skills such as CV-writing and starting up a business.

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