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Other sources of help and support

Where you can go for more help

Our advice for employers and employees

We have answers to an extensive list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for both employers and employees. You may find the information you need on these pages. 

Other sources of help and support

As well as the information we provide on these pages, you may want to get help or support from some of the following organisations. 

Information and advice on employment rights and benefits.

Helpline: 0808 802 0029

Web: www.maternityaction.org.uk

For general employment law advice and help with Early Conciliation.

0300 123 1100

Web: www.acas.org.uk

For information and advice about discrimination and equality law.

0808 800 0082

Web: www.equalityadvisoryservice.com

HMRC Employers’ Helpline

For queries about Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay:

Employers’ Helpline 0300 200 3200.

Employees’ Helpline 0300 200 3500.

Web: www.hse.gov.uk

In depth guidance for employers on paying and reclaiming Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay (birth and adoption) and Statutory Sick Pay.

Web: www.gov.uk/government/collections/statutory-pay

For queries about Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Shared Parental Pay when the employer is insolvent: 0300 056 0630.

Room BP 3202, Benton Park View, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE98 1YS.

Web: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/insolvency-service

For queries about Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Shared Parental Pay when the employer is insolvent: 0300 056 0630.

Room BP 3202, Benton Park View, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE98 1YS.

Hire Me My Way is a national campaign led by Timewise, designed to increase the volume of jobs that can be worked flexibly in the UK

Hire Me My Way features advice for individuals who are searching for flexible jobs in today’s market. It also lists businesses that have made an open commitment to discussing flexible working opportunities within the hiring process itself.

Visit their website  - www.HireMeMyWay.org.uk

For information and advice on flexible working and employment rights
Helpline: 0300 012 0312

Web: www.workingfamilies.org.uk/

Last updated: 18 Apr 2017