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If you want another opinion on recruitment issues, or your current employer is acting in an unreasonable manner you may be able to get further advice from these locations:

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) offers free, confidential and impartial advice on all employment rights issues. You can call the ACAS helpline on 08457 474 747 from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday.

The Labour Relations Agency (LRA) offers free, confidential and impartial advice on all employment rights issues for residents of Northern Ireland. You can contact the LRA on 028 9032 1442 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Your local Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) can provide free and impartial advice. You can find your local CAB office in the phonebook or online.

Seek legal advice from a Solicitor or Advice Agency on lay off issues.

If you are a member of a trade union, you can get help, advice and support from them.