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Citizens Advice Bureaux

Dictionary.Com

Provides English and foreign language dictionaries, a thesaurus, the answers to questions on grammar - even writing style advice, with links to a number of English-language newspapers at home and abroad. It also gives the origins of words, so you can startle and amaze with your grasp of ancient Greek and Latin.

Lawrights

Website advice about the law, information on everything from adoption to injunctions.

H.M. Treasury

Inland Revenue

Dull but useful if you have to fill in your own tax form. Packed with information on rates and tax allowances, FAQs and details on how family credit and the disabled person's tax credit work.

UK Telephone Number Look-up
Yellow Pages

Money Extra

Offers a handy calculator to establish the cheapest way of paying off your credit card, with advice on the best bank account for your needs and the best loans.

KURA

An independent site that compares energy bills and helps you change supplies.

The Power Brokers

Monthly updates on price changes as well as price comparisons on utilities bills.

Phone Bills

A non-profit site with easy-to-understand telephone bill comparisons on land lines, not mobiles.

Employment Service

The government agency responsible for helping the unemployed in England, Scotland and Wales find work. Here they outline services for jobseekers and employers looking to fill posts. Check online for the latest vacancies. Beats standing in line at the Job Centre.

Seeking Legal Aid

Legal aid is a system of Government funding to pay for legal advice, assistance, mediation and representation for those who are eligible. We have made available on this web site a series of leaflets that provide information about legal aid, both for people seeking help and for those already receiving some form of legal assistance.

ACAS - Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

The people who are called in to mediate when industrial disputes reach deadlock and promote good employment relations. Site has contact details for offices around the UK.

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