The website is the main public information service of Citizens Advice, providing people with round-the-clock access to CAB information on their rights - including benefits, housing and employment, and on debt, consumer and legal issues.


Citizens Advice aim is to empower people by providing them with the information they need to solve their own problems and to signpost them to appropriate advice when necessary. helps you to have a better understanding of your rights and entitlements, and also to take the first steps in resolving your problems.


The information on the website is for general guidance on your rights and responsibilities. If you need more details on your rights or legal advice about what action to take you need to contact their advisor.


The  website is published in English and Welsh, and covers the law in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


The site is updated monthly so as to maintain its accuracy and information on UK employment law.


Visit the employment law section on the website.

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Please see below the main employment law topics covered by the website:


+ employment; redundancy; rights of young workers and those from overseas.

+ Frequently asked questions about employment

+ Self-employment: checklist

+ Government employment schemes

+ Basic rights at work

+ Overseas workers in the UK – agriculture and food processing

+ Monitoring at work

+ Contracts of employment

+ Rights to pay

+ Off work because of sickness

+ Parental rights at work

+ Maternity leave

+ Age discrimination at work

+ Resolving disputes at work

+ Dismissal

+ Dismissal and benefits

+ Redundancy

+ Bank and public holidays

+ Holidays and holiday pay

+ Young people and employment

+ Employment advice in BSL

+ Employment fact sheets

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