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Acas Helpline

Call our Helpline on 0300 123 1100 from Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm and Saturday, 9am-1pm for free support and advice.

Whether you are an employer, employee or representative, you can call the Acas helpline for free and impartial advice. Simply get in touch and we'll provide you with clear and confidential guidance about any kind of dispute or query that you have about relationship issues within the workplace. You may want to know about employment rights and rules, best practice or you may need advice about a dispute. Whatever it is, just give us a call, our team are on hand to respond within the hours below.

Find out how Acas helped to explain a confusing workplace issue in our 'Ask the helpline' video.

Customers with a hearing or speech impairment may prefer to contact us using the Text Relay service. You can contact the Acas Helpline using Text Relay by dialling 18001 0300 123 1100. Your questions will be relayed to the helpline adviser who answers the call and a real-time conversation will take place.

Information on the Text Relay service is available at

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Our 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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International languages

You can get Helpline support in any language. Just call the Helpline on 0300 123 1100 and tell us which language you prefer. Within seconds we'll have an interpreter available for you.

Welsh language Helpline

Acas is committed to providing a Welsh Language Helpline service and at present we can provide a call back from one of our Welsh Advisers between the hours of 12pm-4pm.

Information on how to use this service is available in Welsh.

Help making a call

For further assistance in using the Acas helpline, see: How to make a call to the Acas Helpline.

If you would like to leave feedback about the Acas helpline please visit our Helpline and advisory services testimonial form.

Acas publications

You can download or order booklets, leaflets and handbooks covering a wide range of employment matters, from writing a contract of employment, to holiday entitlement, to the latest employment legislation, from our Publications section.

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