Employment Guidance

There are a range of useful online resources to assist you with various areas of employment; both in terms of legislation and general good practice.


The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) provides a range of information and services to improve employment relations. Largely funded by the Government, ACAS can assist with areas including:

  • Free expert advice through their telephone helpline
  • Offer tailored training and online learning
  • Offer mediation services for dispute resolution
  • Provide advice and guidance to help employers
  • Commission and publish research
  • Support with reviewing HR and employment process and procedures
  • Provide a wide range of training programmes

Visit the ACAS website (external link)


Information on employing people can also be found through the Government’s website, containing details on a wide range of areas including:

  • Contracts of employment
  • Payroll
  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Pensions

Find out more on the GOV.UK website (external link).

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Page last updated:

September 14, 2020