Guided by the principles of flexibility and partnership, our aim is to improve the quality of working life for individuals, and create the conditions for business success.
We support better regulation and are working to promote best practice and effective employment relations.
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Employees seeking basic advice on employment rights and responsibilities should visit Directgov for government services all in one place.
Employers should visit Business Link which provides practical advice for business, saving employers time and money.