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19 July 2011

Depressed businessman

Being made redundant isn't the same as being sacked

Which? Legal Service is offering free advice on your rights at work, via an online Q&A running from 20 to 26 July.

Redundancy rights

Lawyers will be on hand to offer help on a wide range of employment issues including bullying at work, redundancy, contract terms, discrimination, unfair dismissal and maternity rights.

Which? research has highlighted concerns from workers who believe they would not be equipped to deal with an issue such as redundancy or a pay cut. Joanne Lezemore, senior lawyer, Which? Legal Service, said: 'Ignorance is anything but bliss in these situations'.

Free legal advice

She added: 'Anyone currently worried about their employment rights can head to the Which? Legal Service website and join our online Q&A for some free advice from a lawyer. It really does pay to know where you stand.'

Visitors will be able to post their employment issues on the Which? Legal website, where our team of lawyers will post their response.

Advice for Consumers

Take advantage of our offer by sending our lawyers your employment question

Which? offers advice on consumer issues from your rights under the Sale of Goods Act to complaining to an ombudsman. Make sure you have access to your rights with our free consumer rights iPhone app.

Which? Legal Service

Which? Legal service currently offers over 80,000 members unlimited expert consumer and employment legal advice by phone or email from experienced lawyers at an affordable price.

The service covers a wide range of everyday topics, including employment issues, holidays from hell, cowboy builders, parking fines and how to return faulty goods. Which? Legal Service has also launched Which? Wills, an easy and affordable online will-writing service fully supported by telephone access to specialist wills solicitors.