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Acas Helpline

Call our Helpline on 0300 123 1100 for free support and advice

Whether you are an employer, employee or representative, you can call the national Acas helpline for free and impartial advice. Simply get in touch and we'll provide you with clear and confidential guidance about any kind of dispute or query that you have about relationship issues within the workplace. You may want to know about employment rights and rules, best practice or you may need advice about a dispute. Whatever it is, just give us a call, our team are on hand to respond within the hours below.

Helpline numbers

Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm and Saturday, 9am-1pm: 0300 123 1100.

Customers with a hearing or speech impairment may prefer to contact us using the Text Relay service. You can contact the Acas Helpline using Text Relay by dialling 18001 0300 123 1100. Your questions will be relayed to the helpline adviser who answers the call and a real-time conversation will take place.

Information on the Text Relay service is available at

Alternatively, you can use Helpline Online below.

This new automated system, which launched in June 2013, learns from your questions and, as more people use it, will get better at providing the most relevant answer to your query.  We will be tracking any un-answered questions and, in each case, considering whether to add them to the system to help it fit your needs as closely as possible.

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Acas is looking for users of our Helpline Online tool, to participate in a research project to help improve it. Details of how to participate will be provided in a pop-up screen after you have used Helpline Online (you may need to disable any pop-up blockers in your browser).

International language support

We fully appreciate that language should never be a barrier when it comes to getting the help and support you need. This is why our team of advisors can assist and talk to you in any language you prefer. Simply call the Helpline on 0300 123 1100 and tell us which language you would like to speak to us in. Within seconds, we'll have an interpreter connected to your call so you can get all of the information you need with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.

Help making a call

For further assistance in using the Acas helpline, see: How to make a call to the Acas Helpline.

Acas Helpline Evaluation 2011 research

Findings from a survey carried out by Cat York and Sam Fettiplace of ORC International of employers, employees and third parties who had called the Acas Helpline in 2011. Download the pdf  Acas Helpline Evaluation 2011 - summary report .

Have you been approached by anyone claiming to be working in association with Acas?

If you think you have we've provided some advice and guidance on what to do and what to look out for to avoid Acas imitators.

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