Resources (Useful Links)

Employment

Recruitment and Employment Confederation – information about recruitment businesses including code of conduct – www.rec.uk.com

The Association of Executive Search Consultants – organization whose mission is to promote the highest professional standards in retained executive search www.aesc.org/

The Department of Trade and Industry – Working to create the conditions for business success and help the UK respond to the challenge of globalisation. www.dti.gov.uk/er/agency/regs-pl971.htm

The Equal Opportunities Commission– Working to eliminate sex discrimination in Britain today. www.eoc.org.uk

The Disability Rights Commission – Working to create a society where all disabled people can participate fully as equal citizens. www.drc-gb.org

The Commission for Racial Equality– Providing advice and guidance on racial discrimination, harassment or abuse www.cre.gov.uk

The Employers Forum on Age– An independent network of leading employers who recognise the value of an age diverse workforce www.efa.org.uk

Asylum & Immigration Act 1996 www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts1996/1996049.htm

Asylum & Immigration Act 1999 www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts1999/19990033.htm

The Working Times Regulations 1998 www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si1998/19981833.htm

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2006/20060013.htm

National Insurance Contributions and Statutory Payments Act 2004 www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2004/20040003.htm

ACAS– devoted to preventing and resolving employment disputes www.acas.org.uk

Citizens advice bureauwww.citizensadvice.org.uk/

Professional Bodies

The Chartered Institute of Marketing – the leading international body for marketing and business development. www.cim.co.uk/

The CIPD – the professional body for those involved in the management and development of people. www.cipd.co.uk/

IOSH – Europe’s leading body for health and safety professionals. We have over 30,000 members worldwide, including more than 10,000 Chartered Safety and Health Practitioners www.iosh.co.uk/

BIFM– the organisation which focuses exclusively on the interests of professional facilities managers. www.bifm.org.uk/

The Chartered Quality Institute – (CQI – formerly the IQA) is the only chartered organisation dedicated to quality and improvement www.thecqi.org/

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales – the largest professional accountancy body in Europe, with over 125,000 members. The ACA is recognised by a huge and diverse spread of organisations – from the biggest professional services firms and major multinationals, through small and medium-sized businesses, to all kinds of public sector bodies. www.icaew.com

CIMA – the fastest growing UK chartered accountancy body in terms of membership. www.cimaglobal.com

ACCA – (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body, with members in 160 countries. www.acca.org.uk

AAT – Established in 1980 to provide a recognised professional qualification and membership body for accounting technicians www.aat.co.uk

The ICM – the largest professional credit management organisation in Europe. Its 8,700 members hold appointments throughout industry and commerce www.icm.org.uk/

The Institute of Financial Services (ifs) – the official brand of The Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB), a registered charity and one of the world’s leading bodies for the provision of financial education and life-long career support to both the financial services industry and the wider community. www.ifslearning.ac.uk/

Chartered Institute of Insurers (CII) – the professional organisation for those working in the insurance and financial services industry. www.cii.co.uk

The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) – qualifies, supports and represents professionals working in treasury, risk and corporate finance. www.treasurers.org/

Chartered Institute of Taxation– The CIOT is the leading body in the UK for taxation professionals dealing with all aspects of taxation. www.tax.org.uk/

FSA – the regulator of the financial services industry in the UK www.fsa.gov.uk/

IGD – provides information, insight, research, and training for the food and grocery industry. www.igd.com

CIPS – Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply – provides information and practical training to enable people working in the purchasing and supply profession to deliver for consumers and to develop personally. www.cips.org/

The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals – Promotes the development of its members through professional qualifications, online and live seminars and networking events.www.theitp.org/

Intellect– Leading trade association for the technology sector which comprises the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), Electronics Manufacturing and Design, and Consumer Electronics (CE) sectors, including defence and space-related IT. Offers a broad training curriculum for industry professionals. www.intellectuk.org

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – Promotes wider social and economic progress in the UK and internationally through the advancement of information technology science and practice. http://www.bcs.org/

ABPI– Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry – the UK pharmaceutical industry’s main industry body and lobby group. www.abpi.org.uk/

TOPRA – The Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs – is the global organisation for Regulatory Affairs professionals and for those who have an interest in Regulatory Affairs in the healthcare sector. www.topra.org/

BMA – British Medical Association – independent trade union and professional association for doctors and medical students.www.bma.org.uk/

RCN – Royal College of Nursing- represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies. www.rcn.org.uk/

ICR– Institute of Clinical Research – organisation for professionals involved in the design, management and conduct of human clinical research. www.icr-global.org

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