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Having a job is an essential part of most people's lives. When you are in work, you can be faced with many difficult issues, so it is essential to know what your rights are. Here you can find out more about those rights and how to solve problems. There is also information on what help is available if you're looking for work.

Rights at work

Your basic rights including pay, contracts, holiday and sick pay, agency workers' rights, flexible working and parental rights.

Work search

Search for articles in our work section.


Check your rights if you're being made redundant, including how much pay and notice you should get.


Check if your dismissal is fair, make sure you get all the rights and payments you're entitled to, and know how to appeal against your dismissal.

Research into the labour market

Find out about our research into the labour market and the world of work. Understand how it is changing, gain insight into the latest trends and discover the impact these changes are having on the workplace.

What our research is telling us

Employment advice in BSL

Find out about your rights at work, what help you can get and what to do if things go wrong at work. Information in British Sign Language (BSL).