We understand that having a job is an essential part of most people’s lives.  When you are in work or running your own business, 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 you have at your workplace.

Search our National Advice Database for help and information.

Search below for contact details of organisations who can help further.

Work

Service Contact number or website Description
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service 0300 123 1100  www.acas.org.uk 

Employment information, mediation, early conciliation

Richard Hall and Partners 01244 629 000  www.rhall.co.uk 

Free initial consultation and various fee arrangements

Rowlinsons Solicitors 01928 735 333  www.rowlinsons.co.uk 

Free consultation up to 30 minutes

Freeman Jones 01244 893 133  www.fjsolicitors.co.uk 

Free consultation up to 30 minutes

Cheshire, Halton and Warrington Race and Equality Centre 01244 400 730  www.chawrec.org.uk 

Employment discrimination advice charity – not free

Ellesmere Port Work Zone 0151 356 6667 

Help preparing for work – free to income-related benefit claimants

Chester Work Zone 01244 976 028 

Help preparing for work – free to income-related benefit claimants

Northwich Work Zone 01606 288 540 

Help preparing for work – free to income-related benefit claimants

Winsford Work Zone 01606 288 901 

Help preparing for work – free to income-related benefit claimants

University of Law - Pro Bono (Term time only) 01483 216848  www.law.ac.uk 

Chester Employment Rights Advice Line

Maternity Action 0808 802 0029  maternityaction.org.uk 

General employment information for pregnant women and new mums

Equality and employment law centre 0151 237 2664  www.equalityandemploymentlaw.co.uk 

Not for profit employment law and discrimination centre

Business/ Self-Employment

Service Contact number or website Description
Business Support Helpline 0300 456 3565 
HMRC Business Coronavirus Helpline 0300 456 3565 

Advice on tax and benefits for self-employed and businesses

Equality Employment Law Centre, Liverpool 0151 237 2664  www.equalityandemploymentlaw.co.uk 

Employment, Business and HR advice. Legal aid or fees apply. Free initial consultation

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