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Work & Retirement

Whether you’re looking for work, unable to work, changing your working pattern or preparing to retire, help and advice is available.

All work & retirement organisations

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

ABF The Soldiers Charity, is the National Charity of the British Army, offering a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their immediate families when in need.

ACAS North East

AcasĀ  (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) work with employers and employees to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations. You can make…


Information about how accessible a public place is.

Action Foundation

Action Foundation is a charity that supports refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants.


Adzuna is a search engine for jobs.

Age UK England

Supports older people from age 55 onwards.

Blakelaw Learning Hive

Offers support towards developing skills and preparing for employment.

Building Futures East

Building Futures East are a social enterprise who provide gardening services in the East of the City and are delivering food parcels during the coronavirus.

Business Support Helpline

Get business support and advice over the phone.

Changing Lives

During the coronavirus – supporting the homeless shower and breakfast at Crisis

Changing Lives works with people who are or have been experiencing homelessness, are recovering from addiction or are moving on from offending. Changing Lives also delivers specialist women’s and family services.