MONEY & LEGAL

1. Government Legislation

It is vital that you understand your rights as an employee, they are protected by law and government policy and there's a wealth of advice available online to help you - these links might help if you need guidance on tax, working hours statutory pay benefits, paternity/maternity pay or insight into government policies around employment.

Direct Gov - the online portal to Government

www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/WorkingHoursAndTimeOff

HM Revenue and Customs

www.hmrc.gov.uk

 

2. Equality & Diversity

For advice around Equality, Race and Diversity contact the experts.

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

www.acas.org.uk

The Equality and Human Rights Commission

www.equalityhumanrights.com/

The British Council

www.britishcouncil.org

 

3. Age Discrimination Citizens Advice

If you need advice on Age as an employment issue contact the experts

Age UK

www.ageuk.org.uk/

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1461

Citizens Advice Bureau

www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

Employers Forum on Age

www.efa.org.uk/

 

4. Disability

If you need advice on Disability as an employment issue contact the experts

Royal National Institute of Blind People

www.rnib.org.uk

British deaf Association

www.bda.org.uk/

 

5. Bullying in the workplace

If you need advice on Bullying in the Workplace contact the experts

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

www.acas.org.uk

Trades Union Congress

www.tuc.org.uk

6. Lesbian, bi-sexual and gay

If you need advice on Lesbian, Bi-Sexual or gay issues in the workplace contact the experts

Stonewall

www.stonewall.org.uk/

 

7. Gender

If you need advice on Gender issues in the workplace contact the experts

Government Equalities Office

www.equalities.gov.uk/

The Gender Trust

www.gendertrust.org.uk/

 

8. Parenting

If you need advice on Parenting issues and the workplace contact the experts

Gingerbread for single parent equal families

www.gingerbread.org.uk/

Daycare Trust

www.daycaretrust.org.uk/

9. Sickness, pay and unfair dismissal

For advice on your statutory rights around the issue of sickness and pay contact the experts

Department for Business Innovation and Skills

www.bis.gov.uk/

Department for Work and Pensions

www.dwp.gov.uk/

The Equality and Human Rights Commission

www.equalityhumanrights.com/

 

10. Social Advice

Homelessness and custodial sentences can create challenges around accessing employment these links provide access to expert organisations who can help and advise you

Homeless Link

www.homeless.org.uk/

Nacro

www.nacro.org.uk/

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