Advice centre

Welcome to Community’s advice centre. We’ve collated all our advice and guidance for members here so you can get advice on the issues affecting you at work. Just click any of the buttons below for help.

Please note legislation can vary across the UK, members should seek advice from the Members Service Centre or their regional team when in any doubt.

The basics
Understanding your contract
Understanding your contract
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Working hours
Working hours
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Career planning
Career planning
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The right to join a union
The right to join a union
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Retirement & pensions
Retirement & pensions
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Retirement & pensions (self-employed)
Retirement & pensions (self-employed)
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Dealing with debt
Dealing with debt
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Wages
Wages
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Being consulted
Being consulted
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Difficulties at work
Bullying and harassment
Bullying and harassment
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Disciplinaries
Disciplinaries
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Grievances
Grievances
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Disputes
Disputes
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Whistleblowing
Whistleblowing
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Dismissal
Dismissal
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Restructures
Restructures
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Redundancy
Redundancy
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Time off
Sickness
Sickness
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Time off work
Time off work
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Holidays
Holidays
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Work life balance
Work life balance
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Different ways of working
Agency workers and umbrella companies
Agency workers and umbrella companies
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Working from home
Working from home
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Flexible working
Flexible working
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Lone working
Lone working
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Rights that change over time
Your first two years
Your first two years
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Applying for a job
Applying for a job
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Health & safety
Assaults and injuries at work
Assaults and injuries at work
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Health and safety
Health and safety
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Health and safety for the self-employed
Health and safety for the self-employed
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Equalities
Menopause
Menopause
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Pregnancy, new mothers and redundancy
Pregnancy, new mothers and redundancy
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Tackling racism
Tackling racism
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Equal pay and pay gaps
Equal pay and pay gaps
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Disability and redundancy
Disability and redundancy
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Reasonable adjustments
Reasonable adjustments
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Workers of faith
Workers of faith
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LGBT+ rights
LGBT+ rights
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Discrimination
Discrimination
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Can’t find the advice you’re looking for or need more details? Contact our members service centre on 0800 389 6332 or at help@community-tu.org