Support for employees

Stockport Jobs Match

Stockport Jobs Match is a dedicated jobs board, training directory and careers hub. It was set up at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak and is an online service where employers needing extra staff, can match with individuals seeking employment.

As a jobseeker you can:

  • find part-time, full-time, temporary or permanent jobs in Stockport and within 10 miles of the borough
  • upload your CV to apply for matching jobs in a few clicks from any device
  • register for job alerts to stay informed about new jobs
  • search for apprenticeship jobs, traineeships and volunteering opportunities

You can find out more on their:

Employment Legal Advice is a new service to help people across Greater Manchester to access free employment-related legal support. The service has been set up by The Growth Company, Citizens Advice Manchester and a network of legal experts. It's designed to help people access the right advice at the right time, as quickly as possible.

You can get advice about:

  • employment rights
  • redundancy
  • pay cuts
  • terms
  • disputes

An advisor will review the case and decide on the correct pathway. They may refer you to an expert from the network of legal partners.

For more information:

Emotional wellbeing and mental health support

If you’re feeling anxious, stressed, low or not okay, visit the Healthy Stockport website to find emotional wellbeing and mental health support that's available in Stockport.

Travel guidance for businesses and employees

Transport for Greater Manchester’s business travel portal contains advice and resources to support businesses with their environmental and economic goals. The site contains advice for businesses and their employees on more sustainable methods of travel.

Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter

A voluntary membership and assessment scheme has been created to improve employment standards across all GM employers, regardless of size, sector or geography. Organisations, including public sector bodies, private sector businesses, service providers, the third sector, and voluntary and community organisations can sign up to the Charter.

Citizens Advice

Offers free, independent advice about business and home energy contracts and the rights of consumers. Visit the Citizens Advice website for more information.

CIPD cost of living tips for employers

The CIPD website is one of several offering useful advice on how to alleviate the financial burden on employees during the cost of living crisis.

Stockport Job Centre

  • Heron House, Wellington St, Stockport SK1 3BE
  • call 0800 169 0190

Universal Credit

Visit the Understanding Universal Credit website for guidance on how to claim Universal Credit.

Stockport Credit Union

Find more information about how Stockport Credit Union can support employees.

Cost of living support

Find information about help with food, fuel and money on our cost of living pages.