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Terms and Conditions

Use of this site is subject to the following terms and conditions:

This website is managed by the Labour Relations Agency, henceforth referred to as "We". In entering our site you the user (You") are accepting our Terms and Conditions.

Using our website

This website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions which take effect from the date of first use


Linking to us at [site URL]

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The [site URL] pages must load into the user's entire window.

Linking by us [site URL]

It is our policy to obtain permission to link to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.


The information contained on this site has been prepared and reviewed by experienced staff employed by the Labour Relations Agency.  Whilst considerable effort has been made to describe the law accurately, a website is limited in its ability to convey the complexities and variations in how the law may be applied and interpreted.  The Agency, the authors or publishers do not accept liability for any loss which may arise from reliance on the information contained on this site.

We would also ask you to bear in mind the following points when using the site:

  • Links to other websites

Links to a number of other sites are made to provide the user with speed of reference.  However, the Labour Relations Agency cannot guarantee the accuracy of the contents of other websites to which links have been made.

  • Advisory material not legal advice

The material published on this website is for general information purposes and does not and is not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice.  You should seek specific legal advice in relation to any particular matter