Organisations that can help you with your HR queries:
Acas works with employers to help solve problems and improve performance, and provides Information, independent advice and training.
A Government website with useful information on employing people
CEDR mediation scheme
A mediation scheme for voluntary and community organisations experiencing workplace disputes, run by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR).
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Professional body for those involved in HR and personnel
The Cranfield Trust
Provides free consultancy projects to UK charities involved in addressing issues of poverty, disability or social exclusion. Also runs a specialist internet-based human resources advice service for all UK charities
Councils for Voluntary Service: NAVCA
Many CVS's offer help, sample policies and employment advice - visit the NAVCA website to fiind your local CVS
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
Advice on existing and new employment law
Equality and Diversity Forum
Network of national organisations committed to progress on equality and diversity.
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Information and advice about racial, gender or disability equality.
An England-wide advice service for businesses, offering telephone advice about equality issues.
Telephone: 0845 600 3444
Health and Safety Executive
Information for employers about complying with the law
Provide free and paid-for employment law advice for employers.
A specialist internet-based human resources advice service to all charities - email email@example.com.
HR Services Partnership
Partners with NCVO, providing specialist HR Support to the voluntary and community sector
HR advice for London-based organisations
is a useful source of HR news and information, and you can access it for free.
Model policies, guidelines, legal advice and other sources of help - visit the Trade Union Congress as a starting point.
Website and newsletter giving practical management information
Charity campaigning for and promoting family-friendly working practices
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