Employment law

The pages in this section contain an overview of some of the key employment law issues that affect employees and employers alike. From discrimination to flexible working, you’ll find basic advice and guidance on all the relevant topics plus links to more detailed information where appropriate.

The information provided is intended as a guide only. You are strongly advised to seek advice from your local Citizen’s Advice Bureau or legal representative if you have employment issues in the workplace.

With thanks to Sheila Watson of Hartlepool Borough Council for compiling the employment law information contained in these links.