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Here is a list of recommended web links, arranged alphabetically by the relevant dictionary entries:

ACAS
http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1461
Website of ACAS

accounting practice
https://www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Corporate-Governance-Reporting/Accounting-and-Reporting-Policy.aspx
Website of the Financial Reporting Council: includes a list of standards currently in issue

adoption
https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records/the-adoption-contact-register
Introduction to the Adoption Contact Register from the GOV.UK website
http://corambaaf.org.uk/
Website of CoramBAAF (British Association for Adoption and Fostering)

alternative dispute resolution
http://www.adrgroup.co.uk/
Website of the ADR Group
https://www.cedr.com/
Website of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

assisted suicide
http://cps.gov.uk/publications/prosecution/assisted_suicide_policy.html
The DPP’s guidance for prosecutors in cases of assisted suicide

average
http://www.jus.uio.no/lm/cmi.york.antwerp.rules.1994/doc.html
The latest version of the York–Antwerp Rules, as prepared by the Comité Maritime International

bankruptcy
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/insolvency-service
Information on bankruptcy (and alternative procedures) from the Insolvency Service section of the Gov.uk website

Bar Council
http://www.barcouncil.org.uk
Website of the Bar Council: includes careers information, ethical and practice guidance for barristers, and guidance on finding and instructing a barrister
https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/
Website of the Bar Standards Board

bill of lading
http://www.jus.uio.no/lm/sea.carriage.hague.visby.rules.1968/doc.html
Full text of the Hague-Visby Rules
http://www.admiraltylaw.com/statutes/hamburg.html
Full text of the Hamburg Rules

block exemption
http://ec.europa.eu/competition/antitrust/legislation/legislation.html
The Europa website provides details of all EU antitrust rules and block exemptions

capital gains tax
https://www.gov.uk/topic/personal-tax/capital-gains-tax
CGT area of the Gov.uk website

Care Quality Commission for England
http://www.cqc.org.uk/
Website of the Care Quality Commission for England

Charity Commission
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission
Charity Commission section of the Gov.uk website

child support maintenance
https://www.gov.uk/child-maintenance
Introduction to child maintenance from the Gov.uk website: includes a child-maintenance calculator

Civil Procedure Rules
http://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/civil/rules
Full text of the Civil Procedure Rules, with Practice Directions, from the Ministry of Justice website

Code for Crown Prosecutors
http://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/code_for_crown_prosecutors/
The code for Crown Prosecutors

Commission for Local Administration in England
http://www.lgo.org.uk/
Website of the Local Government Ombudsman for England

Companies House
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/companies-house
Companies House information from the Gov.uk website: includes guidance on incorporating and winding up a company

consumer protection
https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/consumer/
Advice on consumer issues from the Citizens Advice website

corporation tax
https://www.gov.uk/topic/business-tax/corporation-tax
Corporation Tax area of the Gov.uk website

Courts and Tribunals Service, HM
www.justice.gov.uk/hmcts
An introduction to HM Courts and Tribunals Service from the Gov.uk website

Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC)
http://www.ccrc.gov.uk/about-us/
Website of the CCRC: includes a case library

Criminal Procedure Rules
http://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/criminal/rulesmenu-2015
Full text of the Criminal Procedure Rules from the Ministry of Justice website

data protection
https://ico.org.uk/
Information and guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office

ecolabel
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/ecolabel/
Information on ecolabels from the Europa website

Electoral Commission
https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/
Website of the Electoral Commission

employer and employee
https://worksmart.org.uk/work-rights
Guide to employment rights from the TUC’s WorkSMART website

employment tribunal
https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals/employment-tribunal
Guide to the employment tribunals from the Gov.uk websites

Environment Agency
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency
Environment Agency area of the Gov.uk website: includes information on waste management and environmental permitting

Equality and Human Rights Commission
https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en
Website of the EHRC: provides information on human rights, public-sector equality duties, and best practice for employers

Family Justice Council
https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/related-offices-and-bodies/advisory-bodies/fjc/
Webpage of the Family Justice Council

Financial Reporting Standards
http://www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Codes-Standards/Accounting-and-Reporting-Policy/Standards-in-Issue.aspx
Links to FRSs currently in issue from the Financial Reporting Council website

forced marriage
http://www.forcedmarriage.net/ineedhelp.html
Website of the Forced Marriage Unit

Hansard
https://hansard.parliament.uk/
Online version of Hansard: provides verbatim records of proceedings in both Houses of Parliament

Health and Safety Executive
http://www.hse.gov.uk/
Website of the HSE: provides information and guidelines on a wide range of health and safety topics, including those applicable to particular industries

Homes and Communities Agency
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-and-communities-agency
Information about the Homes and Communities Agency from the Gov.uk website

Home Secretary
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office
Home Office section of the Gov.uk website

Human Rights Act
https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/human-rights
Information from the website of the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Incoterm
https://iccwbo.org/resources-for-business/incoterms-rules/
Incoterms information from the website of the International Chamber of Commerce

Independent Housing Ombudsman
http://www.housing-ombudsman.org.uk/
Website of the Housing Ombudsman Service

Independent Police Complaints Commission
https://www.ipcc.gov.uk/
IPCC section of the Gov.uk website

inheritance tax
https://www.gov.uk/topic/personal-tax/inheritance-tax
Inheritance tax area of the Gov.uk website

Journals
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search/series/commons-jrnl
Online version of the Commons Journal (to 1830)
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search/series/lords-jrnl
Online version of the Lords Journal (to 1832)

Land Registry
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry
Land Registry online

Law Commission
http://www.lawcom.gov.uk/
Law Commission section of the Gov.uk website

Law Society
http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/
Website of the Law Society of England and Wales: includes guidance on finding and using a solicitor and advice on common legal problems

legal aid
https://www.gov.uk/legal-aid
A guide to claiming legal aid from the Gov.uk website
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency
Information from the Legal Aid Agency

Legal Ombudsman
http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/
Website of the Legal Ombudsman

Lloyd's
https://www.lloyds.com/
Lloyd’s website

Ministry of Justice
http://www.justice.gov.uk/
Ministry of Justice section of the Gov.uk website: includes wide-ranging information on the courts system for both professional and lay users

misleading advertising
https://www.asa.org.uk/
Advertising Standards Authority website

National Insurance
https://www.gov.uk/national-insurance
Guide to National Insurance Contributions from the Gov.uk website

NHS Litigation Authority
http://www.nhsla.com/Pages/Home.aspx
Website of the NHS Litigation Authority: includes advice on negligence claims for both patients and clinicians

Office of Public Sector Information
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/
OPSI website

Parliamentary Ombudsman
https://www.ombudsman.org.uk/
Website of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

passport
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-passport-office
HM Passport Office section of the Gov.uk website

patent
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/intellectual-property-office
Advice on applying for a patent from the Intellectual Property Office
http://www.cipa.org.uk/
Website of the Chartered Institute of Patent Agents: includes an introduction to patents and other forms of intellectual property

Pay As You Earn
https://www.gov.uk/paye-online
An introduction to PAYE for employers from the Gov.uk website

pension
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Pensionsandretirementplanning/index.htm
Information about state pension provision from the Gov.uk website
https://www.gov.uk/browse/working/workplace-personal-pensions
Guide to workplace and personal pensions from the Gov.uk website

Revenue and Customs, HM
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs
HMRC section of the Gov.uk website: provides details of all UK tax rates, codes, and allowances

right of audience
http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/higherrights/content.page
Guide to higher rights of audience for solicitors from the SRA website

self-assessment
https://www.gov.uk/self-assessment-tax-returns
Guide to self-assessment from the Gov.uk website

Serious Fraud Office
https://www.sfo.gov.uk/
SFO website

software
http://www.fast.org/
Website of the Federation Against Software Theft
http://www.bsa.org/?sc_lang=en-GB
Website of the Business Software Alliance

Solicitors' Disciplinary Tribunal
http://www.solicitorstribunal.org.uk/
Website of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Solicitors Regulation Authority
http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/part1/content.page
Full text of the SRA Code of Conduct 2011 from the website of the Solicitors Regulation Authority

stakeholder pension
https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/stakeholder-pensions
Guide to stakeholder pensions from the Money Advice Service

Stationery Office, The
https://www.tsoshop.co.uk/parliament/bookstore.asp
TSO’s online bookstore (parliamentary and legal)

Stock Exchange
http://www.londonstockexchange.com/home/homepage.htm
Website of the London Stock Exchange: includes information for companies, traders, and private investors

trade mark
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/intellectual-property-office
Advice on applying for and managing trade marks from the Intellectual Property Office
https://www.citma.org.uk/home
Website of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys: includes an introduction to trade marks and other forms of intellectual property

trade union
https://www.tuc.org.uk/
Website of the TUC: includes a comprehensive guide to work rights

United Nations
http://www.unog.ch/
Website of the United Nations Office (Geneva)

value-added tax
https://www.gov.uk/topic/business-tax/vat
VAT area of the Gov.uk website

World Trade Organization
https://www.wto.org/
WTO website

Online Legal Resources  Online Legal Resources

Portals

Lawlinks:
https://www.kent.ac.uk/library/subjects/lawlinks/

Access to Law:
https://www.accesstolaw.com/

Infolaw:
http://www.infolaw.co.uk/

Lawbore:
http://lawbore.net/

Venables:
http://www.venables.co.uk/

Legislation

Bailli:
http://www.bailii.org/

Legislation Database:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/

Houses of Parliament:
http://www.parliament.uk/

Europa:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/homepage.html?locale=en

Ecolex:
https://www.ecolex.org/

Electronic Information System for International Law:
http://www.eisil.org/

Case Law

Bailli:
http://www.bailii.org/

House of Lords:
https://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld/ldjudgmt.htm

Supreme Court
https://www.supremecourt.uk/decided-cases/index.html

Law Reports:
http://www.iclr.co.uk/

Swarb:
http://swarb.co.uk/

Scotcourts:
http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/

European Court of Human Rights
http://www.echr.coe.int/Pages/home.aspx?p=caselaw&c=#n14597620384884950241259_pointer

Advice

Advice Now:
http://www.advicenow.org.uk/

Civil Legal Advice:
https://www.gov.uk/civil-legal-advice

Your Rights:
https://www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/human-rights/what-are-human-rights/human-rights-act

Chambers and Partners:
https://www.chambersandpartners.com/about-chambers