Web links

www.acas.org.uk

This is the site of the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service and under 'what's new' will list impending changes to codes of practice etc.

www.dwp.gov.uk/age-positive 

The Age Positive campaign promotes the benefits of employing a mixed-age workforce that includes older and younger people

www.cac.gov.uk

The Central Arbitration Service's website including annual reports and decisions

www.certoffice.org

The Certification Officer's web site including the annual reports, lists of trade unions and employers' organisations and decisions

www.danielbarnett.co.uk

A free subscription service by a barrister with summaries of new material and links to new law including cases and statutes

www.dfes.gov.uk

The DFES site contains an enormous amount of information. The front screen takes you to current education issues in the news. The publications link offers key documents such as white and green papers as well as research papers

www.emplaw.co.uk

A very comprehensive site if you are looking for information on employment law. Has both a free section for individuals and a 'subscriber' section for 'practitioners'

https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals/employment-appeal-tribunal

The Employment Appeal Tribunal web site (difficult to navigate!) but with all recent EAT cases with various indexes

www.equalityhumanrights.com

The Commission for Equality and Human Rights which, on 1 October 2007, replaced the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), the Disability Rights Commission (DRC), and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

www.hmrc.gov.uk/manuals/esmmanual

The ESM provides 'guidance on issues relating to the employment status of individuals'. Aside from this the site also contains some useful case law summaries. These are broken down into easy to read sections: point at issue, facts, decision, and commentary.

www.hse.gov.uk

The Health & Safety Executive website

www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex_browse.home

Natlex is a database of national labour laws, available freely from the International Labour Organization

www.industriallawsociety.org.uk

The ILS is concerned with any aspect of the law which affects people at work including discrimination, health and safety, and EC Law. The most useful part of this site is the 'Past Speakers' section which gives access to the full text of all seminars given at the ILS since 1999. Examples of seminars include: Brian Langstaff QC - Who is an employee - and who cares? Nick Booth - DDA in 2001: Over-regulation or under-protection?

www.pcaw.co.uk

Public Concern at Work's web site with case studies, press releases, and publications

www.thompsons.law.co.uk

Thompsons describe themselves as 'the largest specialist personal injury practice in the UK' but they are closely involved in the development of the trade union movement. The Thompson's Library link leads the user to a range of leaflets and guides including the highly useful Labour and European Law Review. Articles in this Review can be accessed by both subject and case reference

www.tuc.org.uk

The website of the Trades Union Congress with legal updates, press releases and publications

www.worksmart.org.uk

The TUC's online guide to help working people get the best out of their work