Public and third sector information services
GOV.UK provides extensive information on employing people, covering contracts of employment and working hours, dismissing staff and redundancies, health and safety at work, payroll, pensions for your staff, recruiting and hiring, statutory leave and time off, trade unions and workers rights.
Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law. Guidance areas include national minimum wage and national living wage, pay deductions, holidays, redundancy, working hours, discipline, terminating employment – notice periods and pay, zero hours contracts, equality and discrimination, transfer of undertakings (TUPE).
Emplaw Online is the leading online resource for British employment law. The site provides almost 5,000 pages of comprehensive up-to-date information, covering all aspects of employment law, from Age Discrimination to Unfair Dismissal, more technical topics such as TUPE and Data Protection, and major developments such as the Equality Act 2010. They also provide summaries of employment law cases with links through to full text judgments. There is a free version and also an enhanced subscription service.
Employment Law Clinic is a site with a range of articles & tools to assist employers, including a disciplinary flowchart & an annual leave calculator. The site was set-up by Karl Limpert, previously a trade union representative who now works mainly for small businesses, advising them on a whole range of HR & employment law issues, using the experience of how employees fight their corner to help support employers.
Barrister Daniel Barnett is highly regarded for his employment and HR law expertise, representing both employers and employees. He offers an impressive range of free services: his long-established Employment Law Bulletin, issued 2 or 3 times a week, covers new legislation and important employment law cases as soon as they come out; from his website he also delivers his Employment Law Matters Podcasts; he presents his own show on LBC, The Legal Hour with Daniel Barnett; and if that wasn’t enough, he publishes numerous informative videos on his YouTube channel.
Employment Relations Solicitors provide information on Discipline and Grievance Discrimination, Dismissal, Family friendly policies, Pay and Reward, Performance Management, Personnel Administration, Recruitment and Redundancy.
The Federation of European Employers (formerly The EU Employers’ Network) is an association for progressive employers operating across Europe. The Federation was founded in 1989, with financial assistance from DGV of the European Commission. Today it has members in all EEA states – plus Switzerland, The Czech Republic, Russia, USA, Canada, Japan and Israel. The site is a major source of pan-European national pay, employment law and collective bargaining data on the web. It includes legislation from the many countries it represents.
Nationwide Employment Lawyers have over twenty years experience in employment law claims including discrimination of all types, unfair dismissal, redundancy, compromise agreements, bullying and harassment, stress claims and whistleblowing. They have descriptions of many types of employment issue on their site, together with a FAQ (e.g. what is unfair dismissal), articles on current developments and case studies.O
Croner provide a range of free resources on employment and HR topics. Here you will find topical blogs, articles, infographics, case studies, free downloads and more from the team at Croner.
Workplacelaw.net is the web site of Asset Information Ltd, a publisher and conference provider based in Cambridge. The site offers legal information for companies on Employment, Premises and Health & Safety. There is already news on these topics on the site with cases and articles to follow.
World Link for Law is a leading international association of law firms. It was established as Euro-Link for Lawyers in the late 1980s and now comprises a network of 70 law firms with 80 offices in 47 countries worldwide. It is one of the largest international law networks in the world. It is formed as an association in Zurich and there are also regional centre firms in Hong Kong and Sao Paulo. Their web site provides free business information (country by country) in relation to company formation options, debt collection and enforcement, commercial property acquisition and labour law. They also provide World Trade Links, a business matchmaking service.