Who we can help

If you have a problem at work the help we can give depends on where you live – Bristol & B&NES / Somerset / UK-wide. Please see details below.

Advice line 0117 916 7727 Tuesdays 4-6pm – for Bristol, S Glos and B&NES residents

Issues we can help with

  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Discrimination at work (also read our Discrimination page)
  • Unpaid wages
  • Maternity & family entitlement
  • Rights at work
  • Settlement Agreements

We advise employees living anywhere in the UK on settlement agreements and liaise with their employers. Settlement agreements are drawn up to terminate employment, and require the employee to receive independent legal advice. Our prices are very competitive, payable by the employer, and we see employees at short notice. Please contact Will Stone (Solicitor) 0117 916 7725 or wills@ablc.org.uk

Unfairly dismissed? Suffered Discrimination? Owed wages? Legal advice can be costly but many people are already covered through Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI), a common add-on to home and car insurance plus other financial products. If you live anywhere in the UK and think you may have LEI please contact mail@ablc.org.uk

Our employment advice line runs 4-6pm every Tuesday for Bristol and B&NES residents 0117 916 7727

We also run a free Bristol Law Clinic Tuesdays 6-8pm. Advice is available through one-off face to face meetings with volunteer lawyers. These are for Bristol or B&NES residents with any employment law problem (the clinic also runs for for Family law queries)

To check the area you live type in your postcode here.

This clinic uses technology to help people who find it difficult to get free legal advice locally (employment and family law). You will attend at the Citizens Advice offices in North Somerset (Weston Super Mare) or South Somerset (Yeovil) on a Tuesday evening, where we use Skype to connect you to a lawyer.

To make a one-off appointment, please contactCitizens Advice North Somerset or Citizens Advice South Somerset.

Further support and information

Direct Gov 
For employment rights and general information about work

Equality and Human Rights Commission
For options about dealing with discrimination at work

For your rights at work

Equality Advisory and Support Service

Court Service 
For civil claims procedures

Employment Tribunals 
For guidance on making claims

Contact us

Call 0117 9248662

Email mail@ablc.org.uk

Fax 0117 924 8020 Minicom 0117 924 5573

Or fill in the form below.

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