Where to Get Advice on Employment Issues

If you find yourself facing employment issues in your work as a PA, here is where you can get advice and support.

  • ACAS (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) gives free employment advice and is a great place to start if you need to resolve a major issue at work. They also have a helpline you can call. Find out more on their website.
  • PAs who become a member of ILG PA can access free legal advice. You can find out more on the ILG PA website.
  • You can contact the Personal Assistant Network Scotland for help and advice on employment issues. Find out more on their website.
  • You can also search for solicitors that specialise in employment legal advice on the Law Society of Scotland website, who may give you some initial guidance for free.

Next Steps

Take a look at the Resources below.

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Last Updated
23 May 2024
First Published
02 May 2022
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The information does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice. You are strongly advised to obtain specific, personal and professional advice from a lawyer about employment law matters, or an accountant/ tax specialist about taxation matters, and from HMRC and your insurers. You should not rely solely on the information in this Handbook. Support organisations listed in this Handbook can help you find appropriate sources of advice.