Acas provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law. We support good relationships between employers and employees. But when things go wrong we help by providing conciliation to resolve Disputes and problems at work.
We are often contacted to provide advice and support in the following areas:
- National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage
- Pay deductions
- Working hours
- Terminating employment - notice periods and pay
- Zero hours contracts
- Equality and discrimination
- Transfer of undertakings (TUPE)
Acas Helpline Online
As an alternative, why not try Helpline Online.
This new automated system learns from your questions and, as more people use it, will get better at providing the most relevant answer to your query. We will be tracking any un-answered questions and, in each case, considering whether to add them to the system to help it fit your needs as closely as possible.
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Do you have a question?Ask Helpline Online
If Helpline Online hasn't answered your question or if you are still unsure about the guidance we have provided then the Acas Helpline can provide clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to both employers and employees who are involved in an employment dispute or are seeking information on employment rights and rules.
You can also find Acas guidance videos which explore many popular employment law and employment relations topics on our YouTube channel.
Training and business services
The Acas Learning OnLine tool is free and easy to use and we encourage employers to share or forward e-learning links amongst their staff to help them up-skill in employer rights and responsibilities. Our e-learning also provides links through to further support and guidance available. We regularly update our e-learning as employment law changes.
Our top five e-learning modules are:
- equality and diversity
- bullying and harassment
- discipline and grievance
- conflict resolution
- managing people.
View the full range of Acas Learning OnLine modules available.
Acas is looking to improve the way it delivers information and guidance on employment to its users and to find out a bit more about the users of its website.
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