Chapter 1 web links

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-innovation-skills

In the UK the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has replaced the old Department of Trade and Industry. Their website gives details of business and employment law, for example new employment law and responses to reports on low pay.

www.direct.gov.uk

Directgov is also useful for information on employment and employment law such as the minimum working age.

www.equalityhumanrights.com

The Equality and Human Rights Commission website is also very useful for information on employment law and research reports.

www.familyandchildcaretrust.org

The Family and Childcare Trust is a national childcare charity that promotes affordable childcare and provides information on policy and research on childcare issues.

www.ageuk.org.uk/

Age UK campaign and provide information on issues such as age discrimination and pensions, and work to influence public opinion and government policy about older people.

www.christian-aid.org.uk

www.actionaid.org

Humanitarian organizations like Christian Aid and ActionAid provide useful information on the campaigns that they run on corporate tax dodging, clean water, injustice, and other humanitarian issues.