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Key Online Resources
ACAS Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
ACAS aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.
E Law Student
A comprehensive resource for law students; features lectures, articles, cases, statutes and revision notes
UNISON is one of the UK’s largest trade unions, with 1.3 million members. We represent staff who provide public services in the public and private sector.
UnionLearn aims to help unions to become learning organisations, with programs for union representatives and regional officers; also offers strategic support for national officers.
Labour Research Department
The Labour Research Department is an independent research organisation which has been providing information for trade unionists for 100 years.
Please contact your tutor for the username and password.
The Institute of Employment Rights
The Institute of Employment Rights is a think tank for the labour movement and a charity. Trade Union students only – please ask your tutor or library staff for username and password.
UK Government services and information
IDS Income Data Services
IDS is a leading provider of employment law, pay and reward, HR and executive compensation online tools and information services.
TUC Education is the one stop shop for all types of union reps. Apply for a course, keep up-to-date and get involved.
TUC exists to make the working world a better place for everyone. We bring together more than 5.6 million working people who make up 50 member unions.
Health and Safety
For work-related, health, safety & illness matters in the UK.
Box of Broadcasts
BoB is an on demand TV and radio service for education. Record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search the extensive archive.
With BoB you can...
Search programme transcripts and subtitles
Create your own playlists, clips and clip compilations
Embed content in your work and share on social media
One-click citation for easy academic referencing
Available on all devices
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