Older people and employment in Scotland: research

An examination of attitudes and issues surrounding an older workforce.

Annex E: Post-interview advice sheet

Where to go for information and advice

Citizens Advice Scotland
Offers advice on a wide range of subjects from housing and health to debt and consumer issues.
Phone 0808 800 9060
Website www.cas.org.uk

Pension Advisory Service
Free and impartial guidance for people with workplace and personal pensions.
Phone: 0300 123 1047
Website: www.pensionsadvisoryservice.org.uk

This website offers people guidance about all government departments and services.
The website includes information on finding a job, employment rights, benefits and pensions
Website: www.gov.uk

Pension Credit Advice
Information and advice on whether you may be eligible to claim Pension Credit
Website: www.gov.uk/pension-credit/overview

Working Life
Joined up for Jobs
Provides a directory of organisations aiming to support people trying to enter or re-enter the Edinburgh and Lothians labour market. Also offers a support network.
Website http://www.joinedupforjobs.org.uk/

Carers' Issues
Carers UK
Carers UK is the voice of carers across the UK. It provides a wide range of advice & information to family carers - those who look after an ill, frail or disabled family member, friend or partner. It also campaigns to end injustice.
Phone CarersLine on 0808 808 7777
Website www.carersuk.org/

Jobcentre Plus
Can help you find the right kind of job: full-time or part-time, temporary or permanent.
Website https://www.gov.uk/contact-jobcentre-plus

Local Carers Agencies
VOCAL - the Voice of Carers Across Lothian
Provides support and advice to all unpaid carers
8-13 Johnston Terrace
Phone 0131 622 666
Email centre@vocal.org.uk
Website http://www.vocal.org.uk/index.htm

Money matters
Pension Wise
Free and impartial advice about what to do with your pension pot.
Phone 0800 138 3944
Website www.pensionwise.gov.uk

Links to carers' associations in Edinburgh and the Lothians

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