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General Employment Sites

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service is a government funded organisation which exists to help settle workplace disputes and encourage good working practices. They have a range of online resources including useful guides and draft letters.

This is a direct link to draft letters provided by ACAS.

 

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (ECHR)

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is a government funded organisation which promotes, protects and enforces equal treatment for everyone. They have a range of guides and information about equality, focussing on the characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010.

 

Health for Work Advice Line

A government run service which gives free advice to employers and employees about managing long term ill health at work.


Basic Employment Rights

ACAS Guides

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service is a government funded organisation which exists to help settle workplace disputes and encourage good working practices.

Guide to taking time off work.

Guide to changing a contract of employment.

Guide to handling disputes at work.

 

Citizens Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties. 

Guide to employment contracts and some basic rights.

Guide on sickness at work.

Guide on basic employment rights.

Guide to lay-off and short time working.

Guide on young people and employment.

Guide on monitoring at work.

Guide on whether or not you are an employee.

 

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Guides

HMRC is the government body responsible to assessing and collecting tax of all types.

Guide to becoming an adoptive parent.

Guide to assessing whether or not you are an employee.

 

Government Guides

The government runs a website which provides a lot of information about the law.

Calculator to work out your statutory maternity pay.

Guide to taking strike action.

Guide to calculating holiday entitlement, sick leave and maternity leave.

Guide to maternity pay and leave.

Guide to paternity pay and leave.

Guide to blowing the whistle to a prescribed person or body.

 

Trade Union Congress Guides

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) is made up of 54 affiliated Unions, representing

6.2 million working people from all walks of life. It campaigns on employment and

social justice issues.

Guide to employment contracts and pay.

Guide to family friendly rights.

Guide on Agency Workers.

Guide to working hours, holiday breaks and leave.


Health and Safety

Health and Safety Executive Guides

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is an independent regulator responsible for work related safety, health and illness.

Guide to Health and Safety Law.

Guide to Workers’ Health and Safety.


Employment Tribunal Claims

The Employment Tribunals Service Guides

The Employment Tribunals Service (part of Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service) is responsible for hearing employment related disputes.

Guidance on employment tribunal claims.

Guidance on making an employment tribunal claim.

Guidance on the employment tribunal claims process.

Guidance on employment tribunal hearings.


Discrimination

ACAS Guides

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service is a government funded organisation which exists to help settle workplace disputes and encourage good working practices.

Guide to religion and belief in the workplace.

 

Citizens Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizens Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties.

Guide to dealing with sex discrimination.

Guide to dealing with race discrimination.

Guide to age discrimination at work.

Guide to disability equality.

 

Government Guides

The government runs a website which provides a lot of information about the law.

Guide about the duties of schools to provide education for children with special educational needs.

Guide to the rights of disabled people at work.

Guide to the rights of part-time workers.

Guide to the rights of employees on fixed term contracts.

Guide to the rights of agency workers.

 

Age UK Guides

Age UK is a charity which represents and assists older people.

Guide on age discrimination.

Guide to age discrimination at work.

 

Trade Union Congress Guides

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) is made up of 54 affiliated Unions, representing

6.2 million working people from all walks of life. It campaigns on employment and

social justice issues.

Frequently asked questions about sexual orientation discrimination.

 

Equality and Human Rights Commission Guides

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is a government organisation which has a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine ‘protected characteristics’ – age, disability, race, gender, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.

Guide to disability equality.

Guide to religion and belief equality.

Guide to equal pay.

Guide to transgender equality.

Guide to sexual orientation equality.


Grievance

ACAS Guides

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service is a government funded organisation which exists to help settle workplace disputes and encourage good working practices.

The ACAS Code on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures.

 

Citizens Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizens Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties.

Guide on dealing with grievances at work.


Disciplinary and dismissal

ACAS Guides

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service is a government funded organisation which exists to help settle workplace disputes and encourage good working practices.

The ACAS Code on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures.

ACAS draft forms and letters.

 

Citizens Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties.

Guide to dismissal.

Guide to dismissal from work and what to do if your employer is insolvent.

 

Government Guides

The government runs a website which provides a lot of information about the law.

Guide to unfair and constructive dismissal.

Guide to disciplinary procedures and disciplinary action at work.

 

Trade Union Congress Guides

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) is made up of 54 affiliated Unions, representing

6.2 million working people from all walks of life. It campaigns on employment and

social justice issues.

Factsheet on disciplinary procedures.


Redundancy

Government Guides

The government runs a website which provides a lot of information about the law.

Guide to redundancy rights.

Guide to redundancy consultation.

Calculator to calculate your statutory redundancy pay.

Guide to your rights if your employer is insolvent.

Guide to the insolvency service.

 

Trade Union Congress Guides

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) is made up of 54 affiliated Unions, representing

6.2 million working people from all walks of life. It campaigns on employment and

social justice issues.

Factsheet on redundancy.


 

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