Useful Information


ACAS(Advice, Conciliation & Arbitration Service)
Employment advice helpline;
Support in the workplace.
Detailed information on employment rights on website
Phone 08457 47 47 47
www.acas.org.uk

Citizens’ Advice Advice Guide
Advice and guidance on employment  rights,consumer rights and other common welfare problems
www.adviceguide.org.uk/work

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)
Some jobs eg teaching, nursing, social work require a DBS check.  Phone or see the website for further information.
Telephone: 0870 909 0811
www.gov.uk/dbs

SUUG Employability & Volunteering Toolkit
Apply to volunteer through Volunteers Centre Greenwich;  record employment and work experience; log your volunteer hours towards University & SU recognition.
http://www.suug.co.uk/volunteer/

Equality & Human Rights Commission
No longer provides an advice helpline, but useful information on the website.
www.equalityhumanrights.com

Employment Tribunals
General guidance on ET procedure, and online forms.
www.employmenttribunals.gov.uk

Employment Appeals Tribunal judgements
www.employmentappeals.gov.uk

Gov.Uk website
Good starting-point to find information on Government services and welfare support. 
www.gov.uk

Employability and Careers Service
University support for careers guidance and employability, and the Jobshop service.
www.gre.ac.uk/employability

Health & Safety Executive
The UK independent regulator for work-related health, safety and illness.  See the website for good practice, and information on when things go wrong.
Phone 08701 545500
www.hse.gov.uk

Want to join a Union?
Trades Union Congress
www.tuc.org.uk