Life events

Sometimes life can throw a curve ball. We have resources available to help you navigate through those unexpected life events.

  • Redundancy


    Due to the challenges in the industry, fear of redundancy or job loss is becoming a common experience. Knowing what it means, and the impact on you can help to empower you to take control.

  • Tier 2 loss and bereavement

    Loss and bereavement

    Losing someone we love is painful. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, whether it’s the loss of a parent, partner, child or friend.

  • Tier 2 Dealing with an illness

    Dealing with an illness

    People dealing with an illness face many challenges. There is often uncertainty surrounding the illness itself, with the future looking unclear and the worry of the impact on family and friends.

  • Planning for a family

    Planning for a family

    Taking the decision to start a family can be an exciting time. Here are some resources to support you.

  • Relationship breakdowns

    Relationship breakdowns

    The breakdown of a marriage or serious relationship can have catastrophic effects on your family and work-life. We can support you through this difficult time.

  • Tier 3 menopause

    Coping with menopause

    Menopause is a stage in life when a woman stops having her monthly period. It is a normal part of ageing and typically most women will experience menopausal symptoms, some of which can have a significant impact on life. There are however steps you can take to protect your health and relieve your symptoms.

  • homelessness


    People become homeless for a variety of different reasons. If you are at risk of homelessness, here are some resources to support you.

  • Modern day slavery

    Modern day slavery

    Modern slavery is more common than you might think, and it ruins lives. Learn more about this issue which affects retailers of all kinds, and understand how to spot the signs that someone may be a victim.

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    Personal trauma

    A personal trauma of any kind can disrupt our stability and affect us both at work and home. Healing takes time and effort, but with the right help, we can build resilience and recover to our previous level of wellbeing.

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Here are some of the subjects we cover:

  • Managing stress
  • Giving up smoking
  • Core skills to help you at work
  • CV and interview support
  • Redundancy
  • Apprenticeships

Featured videos

A brief guide to redundancy

2018-12-12T13:35:00+00:00By Acas

Acas Conciliator Kamlet Edwards explains your rights if your role has been made redundant.