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Employment Legislation

Liverpool in Work can give limited information regarding employment legislation, but would recommend that you look at the information available on the following websites:

www.acas.org.uk - Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.

www.bis.gov.uk - Website for the Dept for Business Innovation and Skills

www.cipd.co.uk - The website of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development

www.gov.uk - Public services all in one place

www.equalityhumanrights.com - The aim of the Equality and Human Rights Commission is to end discrimination and harassment of people because of their disability, age, religion/belief, race, gender, or sexual orientation.

www.hse.gov.uk - HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness

Business Support and Advice

www.businesslink.gov.uk - Business Link is government's online resource for businesses.

www.citycentralbid.com - The Business Improvement District of Liverpool city centre. The City Central management team works in partnership, on behalf of the 650 businesses, to create a safer, cleaner, more prosperous and vibrant city centre

www.hmrc.gov.uk - For details on understanding your tax responsibilities

www.liverpoolchamber.org.uk - Representing the voice of Liverpool's business community locally, nationally and around the world.

www.liverpoolvision.co.uk - Liverpool Vision is the city's economic development company

Specialist Support

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) helps employers in England and Wales make safer recruitment decisions. A number of roles, especially those involving children or vulnerable adults, are entitled to DBS checks.

www.stonewall.org.uk - Stonewall - working for equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals

www.thewomensorganisation.org.uk - The Women's Organisation offers free business support to women

www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk  - This website explains how UK employers can legally employ migrant workers.