Useful Links

Below is a list of websites which may be of use to recruitment and HR professionals.  All links on this site are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for any of the sites linked to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.

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The aim of Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) is to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations. Our belief is that prevention is better than cure.  Acas offer an independent and trusted service for dealing with disputes (Collective conciliation) between groups of workers and their employers (collective disputes). They also deal with disputes where individuals claim their employer has denied them a legal right.

BIS | The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
BIS is building a dynamic and competitive UK economy by: creating the conditions for business success; promoting innovation, enterprise and science; and giving everyone the skills and opportunities to succeed.

Business Link
Business Link is government's online resource for businesses.  It contains essential information, support and services for you and your business – whether you work for a large organisation or are on your way to starting up.  Business Link is a place to find guidance on regulations and to access government services.  It also has a number of useful online tools, calculators, and best practice case studies; and provides access to funding options, as well as wider support.

EAS | Employment Agency Standards inspectorate
The Employment Agency Standards inspectorate (EAS) works with agencies, employers, and workers to ensure compliance with employment rights, particularly for vulnerable agency workers.

Equality and Diversity Forum
Network of national organisations committed to progress on equality and diversity.

Equality and Human Rights Commission
Information and advice about racial, gender or disability equality.

HR Magazine
For people-focused, forward-thinking, business leaders who want insight into and practical examples of business-contextualised HR in order to develop high-performing organisations.

HSE | Health and Safety Executive
HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.

The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

LVSC | London Voluntary Service Council
LVSC brings London voluntary and community sector organisations together to learn and share best practice and to create a co-ordinated voice to influence policy makers. We provide policy briefings, up-to-date information on management and funding, advice and support for voluntary and community groups, topical e-bulletins and short courses for those working in the sector.