coping with redundancy

 

Have you been made redundant and are wondering what to do next? Dealing with redundancy can be challenging, especially if it’s unexpected, but there many measures you can take to get through the experience.

Being proactive about your next steps is key to quickly moving beyond redundancy and rebuilding your self-confidence. From mapping your goals and sticking to a routine, to looking after yourself and recognising your strengths, we reveal what it takes to make redundancy that little bit more manageable.

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dealing with change from a mental health expert

Change, it can impact us all in so many different ways. Sometimes we take it in our stride, and other times, it gets the better of us. Discover how to handle it with these practical tips from mental health expert, Kirsty Lilley.

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how to bounce back from redundancy and build your self-confidence

When you’ve been made redundant, it can be difficult to feel confident about finding work again. This article provides you with practical advice on bouncing back from redundancy and rebuilding your self-confidence at the same time.

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10 steps for dealing with redundancy and beyond

Knowing what to do after being made redundant can help make the experience that bit more manageable. It can also help you get your career back on track sooner rather than later. Here, we share 10 steps for dealing with redundancy and beyond…

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Who is eligible for support?

We support past and present members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)1, ACA students2, ICAEW staff members3, and the family and carers of members and students4

  1. No matter where your career takes you, past and present members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England Wales (ICAEW) are eligible for caba’s services for life, even if you change your career and leave accountancy 
  2. ACA students (ICAEW Provisional Members) who are either an active student or have been an active student within the last three years are eligible for caba's services 
  3. Past and present staff members of the ICAEW or caba are eligible for caba's services for life, even if you leave either organisation. Please note, for former employees, our financial support is only available to those who have had five years continuous employment with either organisation 
  4. Family members and carers of either an eligible past or present ICAEW member, ACA student or past or present employee of the ICAEW or caba are eligible for caba's support. We define a family member as a: 
    1. spouse, civil partner or cohabiting partner 
    2. widow, widower or surviving civil partner who has not remarried or cohabiting with a partner 
    3. divorced spouse or civil partner who has not remarried or cohabiting with a partner 
    4. child aged up to 25. Please note, children aged between 16 and 25 are not eligible for individual financial support 
    5. any other person who is or was dependent on the eligible individual supporting them financially or are reliant on the eligible individual’s care 
    6. any other person on whom the eligible individual is reliant, either financially or for care 

You can find out more about our available support both in the UK and around the world on our support we offer  page. 

Are your services means-tested?

If you need financial support, we carry out a means test where we consider income, expenditure, capital and assets.  

*Please note none of our other services are means-tested. 

I’m an accountant, but not a member of ICAEW, can you still help?

Unfortunately not. We only support past and present ICAEW members, their carers and their families. If we are unable to support you, where possible we will point you to help elsewhere.

caba has supported me in the past; can I receive support from caba again?

We understand that circumstances change. If we’ve helped you in the past there’s no reason why we can’t help you again. You can contact us at any time. Please call us if you need our help.

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