Online Guides & Resources
Citizens Advice provide a wide resource of advice, information and guidance relating to work and employment issues at the following link:
Having a job is an essential part of most people’s lives and when you are in work, you can be faced with many difficult issues. Knowing and understanding what your rights are is very important.
It does not matter whether you are an employer, an employee or self-employed Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Service can assist you with all aspects of employment advice and support. This may include terms and conditions such as holiday entitlement, sick pay, maternity and/or paternity leave. It may be redundancy or dismissal.
In addition to advice on such a broad spectrum of work-related matters we also have two specialist employment support advisers available to provide additional advice and support to help you address your issue.
Tax Relief for Employees
Find out what flat rate expenses you can claim tax relief on for clothing and tools if you’re an employee.
Check your State Pension Age
The official government state pension age is currently around 66yrs old but this is changing. To check your official State Retirement age you can use the official calculator link below.
Calculate your State Pension amount
The New State Pension amount will be calculated using your National Insurance Contributions record. You can check your record using the link below.
There are many Pension Scams around so here is some tips on what to look out for.
Speak to us in person.