Employment support

Find help to find work, information about training courses and other support


If you are working and have to isolate

The government has set up a Test and Trace Support Payment scheme of £500 to support eligible low paid workers whose earnings are affected by staying at home and isolating for 14 days.

Help to find a job - the Transition Project

The Transition Project, based in Saffron Walden, provides a free, service to help those who are looking for work.

Our weekly clinic will restart on 6 October 2020 on Tuesdays from 10am to 4pm, with remote but personal support by phone, email, Zoom or Skype.

Employment and training advice

If you are unemployed, or your employment and training prospects have been affected by Covid-19 you can get one-to-one advice and support from the Evolve Project.

Helping you into work

Advice and support to help you into work. Whether you are a lone parent, have a disability, leaving school or college, over 50, or simply out of work, the government's nidirect service has a number of programmes to help you.

Work and financial support

Government advice and guidance on financial support, finding work, sick leave and working from home.