ACAS stands for Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service. ACAS is a non-departmental body, governed by an independent Council. They aim to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.
They help with employment relations by supplying up-to-date information, independent advice and high quality training, and working with employers and employees to solve problems and improve performance.
Acas offers training in all major aspects of employment relations – anything affecting the relationship between employers and employees. Their training covers the basics – such as recruitment, contracts of employment, people management, discipline and grievance and absence management – and more advanced training, such as conflict management, mediation, monitoring and impact assessment and addressing work/life balance.
What else can they help with?
- Disputes and mediation
- Contracts and hours
- Health, work & wellbeing
- Parents and carers
- Redundancy and notice
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe’s largest HR and development professional body. Supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations.
For you and your organisation CIDP can help with opportunities to increase knowledge through qualifications and training. Professional membership, with access to a wealth of resources, insights, commentary and analysis.
What HR advice and support can they offer?
Wide-ranging information to help you in your work and study. Choose from surveys, factsheets, guides, research reports, practical tools, employment law FAQs, legal timetables and more.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) was formed on the 18 April 2005, following the merger of Inland Revenue and HM Customs and Excise Departments. Work is still continuing on their office restructuring programme.
They are here to ensure the correct tax is paid at the right time, whether this relates to payment of taxes received by the department or entitlement to benefits paid.
HRZone delivers topical, practical content to HR professionals in business. Supporting and providing new and insightful news, analysis, community blogs and expert comments.
The HRZone offers advice and support around HR and a community blog to share information and ideas.
They provide information on how to effectively manage staff and covers topics such as learning and development, employee relationships, absence management, health and wellbeing, and performance management. Information on topics such as salary, payroll, employee benefits, incentives and reward, and bonuses.