Resource Guide: Legal advice

A
list of useful on-line resources to help you in your professional research and
educational needs

www.freelawyer.co.uk

A
site providing free information on thousands of legal problems, including those
relating to employment law. Topics dealt with include unfair dismissal,
redundancy, employee obligations, maternity and family rights and
discrimination. The site is well worth a look for a general overview of legal
issues at work. Each section includes a summary of the law, and a number of
FAQs to guide the user through each topic. It also outlines statutes and provides
more detailed information. A good place to start as the advice is given in a
straightforward way without any potentially confusing legal jargon.

Federation
of European Employers
www.euen.co.uk

A
subscription service but it also provides a collection of primary texts in
employment law and other free material.

Employment
Law Advisory Service
www.emplaw.co.uk

A
site for employers, employees, lawyers, HR professionals and all those who need
information on UK employment law. The site includes information on all aspects
of employment law, from disability discrimination to unfair dismissal, and also
incorporates a list of recent cases. A very thorough and user-friendly site.

Trades
Union Congress
www.tuc.org.uk

A
site that includes useful links to research and briefing on employment law
issues.

www.employment-solicitors.co.uk

This
site provides details of a network of employment law solicitors to offer advice
on various work-related issues. It includes information about a variety of
aspects of employment law, FAQs relating to issues such as sickness absence,
stress and bullying at work and health and safety. An extremely thorough site
that is straightforward to use.

www.citation.co.uk

A
company offering on-line advice on employment law and health and safety issues.

Compiled
by Kate Rouy

This
listing is not exhaustive and the journal welcomes further additions from
readers as well as suggestions for further topics of interest to include in
this series

Law
firms with specialist employment law departments:

Sinclair
Abson Smith
www.saslawyers.co.uk

Morgan
Cole  
www.cole-and-cole.co.uk

Dibb
Lupton Alsop  
0345 262728

Eversheds

02920 471147

Hammond
Suddards
0161-830 5000

Pannone
and Partners
0161-909 3000

Wragge
and Co
0121-214 1096

Shakespeares
 
0121-632 4199

Shoosmiths
and Harrison
01489 616923

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