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Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law. We support good relationships between employers and employees which underpin business success. But when things go wrong we help by providing conciliation to resolve workplace problems.

Advice and Guidance
To find advice for both employers and employees on a variety of employment relations subjects, browse our A-Z list. You can call the Acas helpline for free and impartial advice.

You can download or order booklets, leaflets and handbooks covering a wide range of employment matters, from writing a contract of employment, to holiday entitlement, to the latest employment legislation, from our Publications section.

Popular guidance areas include:

  • National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage
  • Pay deductions
  • Holidays
  • Redundancy
  • Working hours and flexible working
  • Discipline
  • Terminating employment - notice periods and pay
  • Zero hours contracts
  • Equality and discrimination
  • Transfer of undertakings (TUPE)

Who to contact

0300 123 1100
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Acas East of England, Forest Heath District Council Offices
College Heath Road
IP28 7EY

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Days & Times

Helpline open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

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Age Groups
Adults, Young people
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