Employment Support - Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE)

Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) is the Scottish Government’s initiative dedicated to helping individuals and employers with advice and support when faced with redundancy.

Midlothian Council are a members of the PACE Partnership, made up of 23 organisations which include the Scottish Government, Skills Development Scotland, Business Gateway and the Department for Work and Pensions. PACE Partners respond to redundancy situations through providing skills development and employability support to minimise the time people affected by redundancy are out of work.

PACE advisers can provide advice and support to help employees find work, access financial support and explore learning and training opportunities.

PACE Webinars

A range of webinars are available on a weekly basis from the PACE Partnership.

Webinar Schedule:


11:00 – 12:00 Introduction to PACE

14:00 – 15:00 Positive Steps - Career Management Skills & Jobsearch


14:00 – 15:00 Get Noticed - CV & Covering Letters


11:00 – 12:00 Introduction to PACE

14:00 – 15:00 First Impressions Count - Interview Techniques

Further, free information can be found by visiting


Or by calling the helpline on  0800 917 8000

PACE partners provide a range of support and services for people facing the prospect of unemployment.

Discover the Redundancy Support available


If you’re an employer looking for support with making redundancies, you can get in touch with your regional PACE contact:

Midlothian Regional PACE Chair

John McCourt

07766 464757

0141 468 7194