Every business has a responsibility to make sure it follows rules and regulations when dealing with the people it employs. As an employee you should be aware of your responsibilities as well as your rights.

If you are having problems at work, please read the information provided here for what your rights are and what you can do.

Can my employer dismiss me because I am pregnant?

If your employer dismisses you because of your pregnancy you could make a claim to an Employment Tribunal for automatic unfair dismissal (regardless of how long you have been employed) and also for pregnancy discrimination. You would need to be able to show an Employment Tribunal that the main reason for your dismissal was your pregnancy. You […] Read more


Dismissal may be fair or unfair depending on the circumstances of the dismissal. This information will help you work out what has happened and what to do next. Read more

I have a problem at work.

If you have a problem at work, these pages will help you understand how to tackle it and what to do at each stage, whether you’re sorting things out informally, taking out a grievance or making a claim to an employment tribunal. You can use this letter to raise a grievance about something which has happened at work Read more

I want to talk to someone

ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) covers all aspects of employment and dispute resolution. Call the free and confidential Helpline on 0300 123 1100 (Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm and Saturday, 9am-1pm). Read more