Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

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Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

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Employment – Starting / Leaving Work

Overview

Birmingham & Solihull Employment Strategy Group has been set up to help increase the number of Birmingham residents in work and to specifically reduce the unemployment rates of the most disadvantaged communities.

Redundancy Help is a free website bringing together information and services for those faced with losing their job.

The Government’s Visa information site gives information for non-UK residents who want to find employment in the United Kingdom.

Essential Information
  • The Jobcentre Plus content has now moved to theDirectgov website.

    Young people can find further information about Careers and Training on our Young Birmingham pages.


  • You can search and apply for jobs at Birmingham City Council.

  • Disability Employment work with people who have mental health problems, learning difficulties or physical or sensory disabilities to support them into quality employment and training.

    It is made up of a number of projects and teams, located across the city, working in different areas of employment and training but all working to wards creating routes into worthwhile employment and suitable for people with a disability.

    Shelforce

    Work Choice
  • Saving for retirement is something that most of us put off for as long as we can. But the reality is that the sooner you start paying into a pension the higher your income in retirement is likely to be. If you’re working you’re usually building up the right to a basic State Pensions – and possibly an additional State Pension – but these may not be enough to give you the standard of living you want.

    With help to understand the benefits of using a pension to save for your retirement, what type of pensions are available and how they work go to Direct.gov website.

Frequently Asked Questions
    • Redundancy Help is a free website bringing together information and services for those faced with losing their job.


    • Go to Direct.gov for help to understand the benefits of using a pension to save for and what type of pensions are available and how they work.

    • The Government’s Visa information site gives information for non-UK residents who want to find employment in the United Kingdom.