Employment Law

Get clued up on your rights with our informative employment law guide, for both employees and employers alike. We’ve got a range of employment law advice, from information on employee rights and pensions, to money saving tips and advice on how to deal with jobseeking discrimination.

Four ways to supplement your income

Want to make more money? Here are four easy ways you could be supplementing your income right now – and how to get started.

Furlough: What you need to know

Not sure how the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme affects you, and what your rights are? Here’s everything you need to know about furloughing.

Working hours: What you need to know

To ensure you’re working within your rights (and to answer any questions you may have), here’s everything you need to know about working hours.

Child Benefit: What you need to know

Are you a parent or guardian? We spoke to HMRC, to find out everything you need to know about Child Benefit, and their advice on how to claim.

High Income Child Benefit Charge: What you need to know

We spoke to HMRC, to find out everything you need to know about the High Income Child Benefit Charge, and their advice on how to ensure you’re paying the right amount.

Access to Work: Help in the workplace

Looking for a role that suits your needs? If you have a disability or a physical or mental health condition, it can sometimes be difficult for you to do your job – let alone find something new. However, help is always available to improve your job search or workplace conditions. Access to Work is a […]

Employee rights

Furlough: What you need to know

Not sure how the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme affects you, and what your rights are? Here’s everything you need to know about furloughing.

Working hours: What you need to know

To ensure you’re working within your rights (and to answer any questions you may have), here’s everything you need to know about working hours.

Access to Work: Help in the workplace

Looking for a role that suits your needs? If you have a disability or a physical or mental health condition, it can sometimes be difficult for you to do your job – let alone find something new. However, help is always available to improve your job search or workplace conditions. Access to Work is a […]

Four things you shouldn’t see in a job advert

We’ve already covered what you should and shouldn’t be asked at an interview. Here are four things you shouldn’t see in a job ad:

Bereavement leave: What you need to know

Losing someone you love is never easy. Here’s everything you need to know about bereavement leave.

Your rights to working in the UK

Not sure if you’re eligible to work in the UK? Here’s our advice:

Voluntary redundancy: What are my rights?

We’ve already covered how to deal with redundancy, but here are a few things you need to know should you be offered redundancy voluntarily:

Types of employment contracts

Your employment contract could vary depending on a number of different factors. To help find out which one works best for you, here’s our guide on the different types of employment contracts:

Second job tax – how much will I have to pay?

Not sure how much tax you need to pay on your second job, or how it will affect your wages? We spoke with The Money Advice Service to find out…

What is the National Living Wage?

If you’re over the age of 25, you’re entitled to be paid the National Living Wage. To find out how much you should be earning, here’s our guide on what you need to know.

Equal pay at work: Five ways to be paid fairly

All employees who do equal work for the same employer have a legal right to receive equal pay. If you feel like you’re being paid less than you deserve, here’s our advice on what to do next.

Employment tribunals: What you need to know

Not sure what an employment tribunal is? We’ve already covered why employment law exists, but here’s what to do if you think it’s not being adhered to:

Money saving tips

Four ways to supplement your income

Want to make more money? Here are four easy ways you could be supplementing your income right now – and how to get started.

Child Benefit: What you need to know

Are you a parent or guardian? We spoke to HMRC, to find out everything you need to know about Child Benefit, and their advice on how to claim.

Budget planner

Always overspending? Our budget planner will help you learn how to budget, and give you a simple breakdown of where you can cut costs.

Money saving tips 2018

Money might not buy happiness. But it can help. To help you learn to budget better, here are our top money saving tips for 2018:

Top 5 – Money saving apps 2017

Unfortunately, money doesn’t grow on trees. We’ve already covered money saving tips for 2017, but here are five of the best money saving apps for 2017:

Money saving tips for 2016

Is 2016 the year you finally start saving? To help you keep calm and protect the purse strings, here are some of our top money saving tips for 2016:

Top 5 – Money saving apps 2016

To make sure you stay motivated this year, here are five of our favourite free money saving apps to help you budget better in 2016:

Top tips to save money before Christmas

Worried about your finances this festive season? We spoke to the Money Advice Service for their top tips on how to save money this Christmas:

How to: Cut the cost of working

While taking up a job means you’ll have money coming in, often the cost of working takes a substantial amount of your pay check each month. But there are some great ways to cut the costs

Can workplace benefits schemes save you money?

We spoke with the Money Advice Service to uncover the benefits and tax advantages of workplace investment and saving schemes, and some other employee benefits you may be entitled to.

Money saving questions to ask yourself in the New Year

What should you be asking yourself when it comes to saving money in 2015? We spoke to the Money Advice Service to find out…

Money saving tips for 2014

Bad at budgeting? Sorrowful at saving? Here are some of our top tips on how to save money in 2014:

Pensions & saving

High Income Child Benefit Charge: What you need to know

We spoke to HMRC, to find out everything you need to know about the High Income Child Benefit Charge, and their advice on how to ensure you’re paying the right amount.

Automatic pension enrolment: FAQ

Have some questions about automatic pension enrolment? Find out the facts with our FAQ.

Seven reasons you should pay into a workplace pension

Not sure about the benefits of paying into a pension? To help decide whether you want to or not, we spoke to the Money Advice Service for some expert advice.

Pension consolidation: What you need to know

Not sure what happens to your pension when you change roles? Here’s why combining your pension benefits might be right for you:

How hindsight could help you plan your pension

We spoke to the retirement experts, Prudential, whose recent survey reveals what pensioners would change about their retirement planning:

Five key pension considerations

Not sure you should be paying into a pension? To help you find out the facts, here are five key considerations you need to know before you start planning.

Retirement planning: What you need to know

The concept of retirement is changing. To make you aware of what it involves, here’s everything you need to know about retirement planning:

Retirement age: When can I retire?

Starting to think about your retirement? To make sure you’re aware of your retirement age, here’s everything you need to know about when you can retire:

Student loans: What you need to know

Confused about student loans? You’re not alone. To help you get to grips with it all, here are a few key things you need to know, and how to apply for them.

New workplace pension laws: What you need to know

Still not sure how you’ll be affected by auto-enrolment? Peter Elliott, explains some of the key things you need to know about your pension:

New pension rules for 2015: Explained

We spoke with The Money Advice Service to take a look at just how you could be affected by the new pension rules.

Basic State Pension: What you need to know

When thinking about your future, it’s vital to know what you’re entitled to. Here’s some information about your basic State Pension.

Other advice on: Employment Law

How to: Deal with bullying at work

Here are some practical ways to identify if you or anyone you know is the victim of bullying at work, and how to deal with it.

GDPR: What you need to know

We spoke to the experts at the IDM to find out more about GDPR, when it’ll be introduced, and how it could even help you find a brand new role.

How to: Go back to work after a festival

Whether it’s your first foray into festival life, or you’re a seasoned veteran, here are a few of our top tips on how to return to work after the big weekend:

Top 5 – Winter Work Wardrobe Malfunctions

To avoid any work winter wardrobe malfuntions, here’s our list of look’s to avoid.

Poking and sharing in the workplace?

Recent research reveals that as many as two-in-three UK employees believe social networking should be banned from the workplace.