Health advice at work

Provides advice on various workplace health and safety topics and also explains your legal rights and duties and those of your employer.

Guides to different career opportunities

Find career options based on your interests and skills. Career suggestions include videos from people working in the field, skills and qualifications needed and day-to-day work tasks.

What to do if you have problems getting paid

If your employer has witheld your wages or you are facing problems getting paid, here is guidance on what to do next.

Financial support for chemical engineers

This charity offers financial support to chemical engineers and their dependents around the world in times of distress.

Support for construction workers

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is provides emotional, physical and financial wellbeing support to construction workers and their families.

Mentors for business owners

A gateway for business owners to find mentors across different business sectors and stages.

Workplace help for those in Northern Ireland with disabilities

Provides support such as coaching, advocacy support and sourcing specialised equipment to disabled people in Northern Ireland starting a job or who are having difficulties in their existing job.

Free emotional support for educational staff

A free 24/7 helpline staffed by counsellors to support serving and retired educational staff in schools, colleges and universities. Financial support may also be available to those facing hardship.

CV writing service for professionals

Private CV writing services for professionals and executives. Also provides video consulting.

Information about work-related injuries

Provides information on the steps you can take to support yourself after an injury at work.

How to raise a problem at work in Northern Ireland

An outline of the steps needed to take to formally raise a grievance at work.

How to informally raise a problem at work

Steps on how to take to informally raise a problem at work with an employer.

Free career advice podcast

Squiggly Careers provides weekly advice and guidance on how to take control of your career, make better choices for your future and be your best at work.

Government advice on taking time off work for family and dependants

An overview of your rights to take time off work to care for dependants or family in an emergency.

Government advice on compassionate leave in Northern Ireland

Guidance on your employment rights to take time off work to care for dependants, including information on what is considered an emergency and how much time you can take.

How to deal with a problem at work

Advice and resources about how to talk to your employer about a problem at work and further steps to take.

Employment support for those with learning disabilities

A charity that helps anyone with a learning disability to look at employment options, choose a course or career, search for jobs, create a CV and practice mock interviews.

Workplace stress questionnaire and factsheets

Provides a range of resources for individuals to evaluate workplace stress levels and advice on how to combat it.

Life skills support for those aged 14 plus and their families

Free tools and tips to help you build life skills and prepare for work. Includes a CV builder tool.

Sample interview questions with model answers

Free resource allowing you to select an interview type, video your reply and see model answers.

Advice for a confident interview

Advice on preparing for interview and provides guide to sample questions and answers.

Advice for businesses wanting to scale up

Index of programmes available for businesses looking to scale up.

Free emotional support for frontline workers

Call or text 24/7 to speak confidentially with a trained volunteer. Available for key and essential workers to help look after their mental health and wellbeing.

Self-employment support for single parents

Information and advice about self-employment as a single parent. Includes links to tools to help you start your own business, advice on financial support, and guidance on childcare.

Mental health advice on difficult relations at work

Guidance for anyone having difficulties with those they work with, with a focus on creating and maintaining mental health at work.

COVID-19 guidance for small businesses and the self-employed

Information about financial support, new ways of working, mental health, and what the government’s COVID roadmaps mean for small businesses.

How to deal with discrimination at work

Information on steps to take if you feel that you have been discriminated against by an employer, or a colleague acting on an employer’s behalf.

Rights at work during pregnancy

Information on what amounts to pregnancy discrimination and what you can do if you are being discriminated against. Check the website for helplines offering advice.

Help to find student work experience

Find current opportunities for students including virtual work experiences, different types of apprenticeships, and degree tasters.

Government guidance on industrial action and strikes

An overview on how to organise and/or take part in a strike or other similar action, and guidance on your rights to strike as an employee.

Government guidance on industrial action in Northern Ireland

Information on organising and taking part in industrial action and your related employment rights in Northern Ireland.

Coping with redundancy during the COVID pandemic

Information about your rights at work, advice on how to manage your money, how to cope with stress/uncertainty following redundancy during COVID-19.

Help for young people to start successful businesses

Free advice, training workshops, mentoring, partnering, and training for young people interested in starting a business. Also provides low-cost workspaces.

Information on the Access to work grant in Scotland

Guidance from Disability Information Scotland on the access to work scheme, a government grant which supports those with a disability to start or remain in employment.

Information on strike action

Details the legal requirements for industrial action, summarising UK legislation and giving detail about how the rules apply in different circumstances.

How to deal with harassment from a manager

Provides definitions of workplace harassment and guidance on steps that can be taken if you feel that a manager is harassing you.

Help for disabled jobseekers

Support for disabled people moving into paid work, with information on alternative options such as social enterprise, volunteering, and study.

Your paternity leave, pay and other rights

Information on paternity leave eligibility, pay, and other rights when expecting a baby or adopting.

Careers advice: a guide to graduate job hunting

Resource for careers advice, applications and CVs. Includes information about interviews and assessment centres.

Career advice for young people

A charity initiative offering career advice and skill acquisition opportunities for young people.

Free and paid online courses

Free and paid online courses and degrees from universities and specialist organisations.

Career break advice and ideas

Advice and guidance on how to plan a career break or use a career break to support a career change. Links to training, paid work and voluntary work in the UK and abroad.

Tech volunteer opportunities in Scotland

Opportunities for people with IT experience to get involved in projects to support Scottish Government, Local Authorities and other organisations.

Paid internships for students and recent graduates

Matches students or people who have graduated in the last 12 months to businesses offering paid placements.

Information about redundancy rights

Provides information relating to redundancy including legal rights, redundancy pay, benefits and tax credits, financial tips and planning.

Redundancy support for apprentices

Government information on support and services available for apprentices who have been made redundant.

Greenpeace volunteering

Information about how to volunteer for Greenpeace and take part in action against climate change.

Technology support for disabled people

Provides computers and technology for disabled adults and children to help them at home, at work and in education.

How to select a University course

Find out what degree, subject and course might be right for you to study at university and information on applying.

Online CBT e-learning

Students might have access to online CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) e-learning platform Silvercloud. Check with your university counselling service to see if it is available to you.

Positive mindset app

Uses relaxation, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and resilience building techniques to help improve positive feelings, self-esteem and self-confidence.

Tax relief if working from home

You may be able to claim tax relief for additional household costs if you have to work at home on a regular basis. This includes if you have to work from home because of coronavirus.

Northern Ireland careers service

The Careers Service offers information, advice and guidance to all ages. Chat online, by phone or in person at your nearest Careers office.

Careers advice in Wales

Working Wales offers free advice, guidance and access to training to help you get into work or further your career.

Careers advice in Scotland

Expert career information and advice for everyone in Scotland. Helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

Discrimination at work – what to do

Provides information on discrimination, bullying and harassment at work and what you can do.

Making a claim to employment tribunal

Provides information and guidance if making a claim to an employment tribunal.

Exercises to help tackle stress

Provides exercises to tackle stress with online meditation recordings.

Call ACAS if you are having issues at work

Provides information advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems.

Changing the world of work for good

The TUC exists to make the working world a better place for everyone.