Adviceline 0808 278 7930 (Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm)

Key organisations helping with work/employment

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A government-funded service which advises both employees and employers for free. Their website has a range of information about employment rights and disputes, as well as resources and template letters. They run a free employment mediation service called Early Conciliation. If you want to apply to an employment tribunal, you will need to apply through ACAS.

Helpline 0300 123 1100 Mon-Fri 8am-6pm

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If you are pregnant or have recently given birth, Maternity Action is a national charity offering free advice on a range of issues. They specialise in employment matters including maternity leave, statutory maternity pay and reasonable adjustments at work. They can also advise on other areas including healthcare and immigration.

National Advice line: 0808 802 0029 Mon-Fri (except Wednesdays) 10am-1pm

Online contact form here

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The Mole Valley Employment & Skills Hub (MV Hub) is a free independent service, designed to help residents of Mole Valley with their next job hunt. They deliver online and face-to-face advice, guidance and coaching to residents who are unemployed, facing redundancy or struggling to sustain paid employment. Support includes providing sessions to help with job searches, CV writing, English as a second language classes, energy advice and support, music harmony wellbeing sessions and digital buddy one-to-one IT support sessions.

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Experts in Equality and Human Rights, the EASS will be able to advise you on what conduct could be considered discrimination. They will point you to the correct parts of the law that protect you from discrimination and advise you on the next steps.

T: 0808 800 0082 Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-2pm

Online contact form here

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The Greater London Authority has produced easy-to-understand guides on key areas of employment law and rights. These are published in the 20 most spoken languages in Greater London, including Bengali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian and Urdu. These guides cover wide-ranging issues, from rights at work, to sickness, family responsibility and losing your job.