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GOV.UK - Work, Jobs and Pensions

National government website if you are looking for advice on the following areas:

  • Finding a job (including Job search, Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA), volunteering, apprenticeships and job offers)
  • Holidays, time off, sick leave, maternity and paternity leave
  • Includes career breaks and the holiday entitlement calculator
  • Redundancies, dismissals and disciplinaries (Includes information on solving a workplace dispute, calculating redundancy pay and dismissal)
  • State Pension (Calculating State Pension, Pension Credit, eligibility, claiming and deferring)
  • Workplace and personal pensions (Includes automatic enrolment, lost pensions and planning for retirement)
  • Your contract and working hours (Includes employment status, workers' rights and changes to contracts)
  • Your pay, tax and the National Minimum Wage (Includes National Minimum Wage rates, keeping pay records and pay rights)
  • Your rights at work and trade unions (Includes health and safety, accidents at work and joining a trade union)

Who to contact

GOV.UK - Work, jobs and pensions 

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Local Offer Age Bands
Parents / Carers and Families
Young Adults SEND (18-25 years)

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