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Useful contacts **Correct as at Feb 2014**

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I'm starting a thread of useful contacts to have when having a dispute at work, please add any organisations/webpages which offer impartial advice on employment law.

 

Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)

Acas - Home

08457 474 747

 

 

Citizens Advice Bureau (England and Wales)

Citizens Advice corporate website - Home

Citizens Advice Scotland

The website of the Citizens Advice Bureau Service in Scotland

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Try the Employment Tribunals own website too.

 

Under 'Procedures' there is a list of the jurisdiction they can rule on which is a good pointer to see if you feel you have a claim. Very handy.

 

Also, I always refer people to their home insurance policies as employment disputes are usually covered too. Could also be included with car insurance policies, the AA membership etc.

 

All too often overlooked, or not even realised, and it may have been paid for already which makes professional help free in a way.

 

And, usually, you can phone straight away and get some answers from a lawyer.

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Not sure if its been mentioned before, but a really good book about preparation for an Employment Tribunal is

"Employment Tribunal Claims: Tactics and Precedents" by Naomi Cunningham and Michael Reed.

If you look it up on the internet Chapter1 can be read free, plus there is a very helpful on-going blog.

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Please also find Unite The Union, they have experts in Equality and were part of the main framework in getting it passed through parliment and onto the statute books.

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