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Help for businesses affected by a collapse in the supply chain

When you are affected by a collapse in the supply chain

When a business collapses, it can have a huge impact on partners and suppliers. There are a number of organisations that can give help and advice in this situation.

Scottish Enterprise Helpline

2020年欧洲杯赛程The Helpline can give guidance and advice on next steps in this situation. You can get in touch in a number of ways: 

  • Phone: 0300 013 3385
  • Email:
  • Use the online Contact Us Form

Further funding sources can be found on , plus assistance on , and .

Here you will find a guide to the , an EU Directive on combatting late payments in commercial transactions.

The Pension Advisory Service (TPAS)

Anyone worried about their pension should ring the Pension Advisory Service (TPAS) on 0300 123 1047 for free guidance. Employees can also contact JobCentre Plus through its rapid response service.


provides free, confidential and impartial advice on all employment issues, for both employers and employees.

As well as the ACAS Helpline - Tel: 0300 123 1100 - their website provides a range of information, tools, templates and checklists covering employment and workplace matters. Topics covered include:

Co-operative Development Scotland

Co-operative Development Scotland2020年欧洲杯赛程 (CDS) is the arm of Scotland’s enterprise agencies that supports company growth through collaborative and employee ownership business models.

Our collaboration service may be of interest to smaller sub-contract businesses affected by this. By forming a consortium, businesses can work together to achieve scale to bid for, access and deliver larger contracts.

The employee ownership2020年欧洲杯赛程 model may be of interest to any former employees looking to set up their own business.

Business Gateway

Business Gateway offers practical help and advice to all businesses in Scotland.

2020年欧洲杯赛程Business Gateway can also help you , and provide guidance on .

Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE)

2020年欧洲杯赛程(PACE) is a Scottish partnership initiative which provides support to employees when an organisation is facing redundancy issues.

The initiative established by the is being delivered by and supported by national and local partners, offering a service to help individuals and businesses. The key aim of PACE is to get people being made redundant into training or alternative employment as quickly as possible. PACE has established a dedicated helpline. To find out what assistance PACE can offer you please call the helpline number on 0800 917 8000.

have also developed information packs on redundancy help and contact details in your area.

Skills Development Scotland

2020年欧洲杯赛程 is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland to develop and apply their skills. There is dedicated Redundancy Helpline number you can call on 0800 917 8000.

Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus is a government agency that provides services to employers and people looking for work. Individuals looking for job vacancies can find their local office using the office locator tool.

2020年欧洲杯赛程Use the free (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). 

2020年欧洲杯赛程Go online to use the to find full details about all of the benefits available including Universal Credit.