Greater Manchester partners have come together to support employees affected by the announcement that Thomas Cook has entered compulsory liquidation.
This site provides a guide to key sources of information and support as well as details of a telephone helpline.
On Monday 11 November, over 65 employers including British Airways, Marriott Hotels, Apple and Barclays will take part in a specialist employment fair for Thomas Cook and supply chain staff hosted by the Growth Company, Jobcentre Plus and Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).
For more details and to register to attend, please click below.
If your employer has gone into insolvency you are still entitled to statutory redundancy and holiday pay owed to you.
You will need to contact the Redundancy Payments Service on 0845 015 0010 for a Redundancy Payments Claim Form.
KPMG have also established a helpline number on 0800 923 5001 and a dedicated email address at TCemployees@kpmg.co.uk to provide support and assistance to employees who have been made redundant.
AlixPartners have a dedicated website and email address to assist employees who have been made redundant. Evolve IS Limited is offering similar assistance. They can be contacted at hello@evolveIS.uk or on 0121 333 1299.
You can see specific information about Thomas Cook Pensions by clicking here.
If you have concerns over your pension, please click here for information about the Pension Protection Fund.
You can find a range of additional support information signposted below.
The National Careers Service offers information, advice and guidance to support you with important decisions about learning, training and finding work.
If you have been told that you are being made redundant, your local Jobcentre Plus will be able to provide advice about claiming money you’re owed and where you can seek support.
GOV.UK has information about redundancy payments including details of how you can apply to the Insolvency Service for any money you may be owed.
If you are worried about money, Citizens Advice has a dedicated team of advisors who are on hand to answer your questions and point you in the right direction for practical advice.
Worried about money after redundancy? For free and impartial advice you can contact the Money Advice Service.
Manchester City Council offers practical advice about training and skills for work including details of providers delivering courses and training programmes in Manchester.
If you are a member of Unite the Union you can find out what support they can offer you by visiting their website.
If you are a member of the TSSA trade union you can find out what support they can offer you by visiting their website.
The Growth Company Wellbeing website offers practical advice and resources to support individuals and businesses maintain good levels of wellbeing.
Growth Company Employment works with partners in the public, private, community and voluntary sectors, providing tailored support and advice for employers and employees.
The Airport Academy at Manchester Airport can help you find the right job at Manchester Airport. It works with key employers at the airport and offers its own training programmes.
For information about jobs, please click here.
From Monday 7 October, we will be hosting a number of events to support former Thomas Cook and supply chain staff. Workshops will cover job searches, developing your CV and interview techniques.