Whether you’ve just started a relationship, been together for a while or are separating – our factsheets can help you navigate some of the legal issues you may face.
Divorce and dissolution
Finances when a marriage of civil partner
Separation and children
Relationships: Getting Started
Understanding your rights at work is important – we want to help you know where you stand when it comes to employment law.
Business transfers and TUPE
Disciplinary at work
Dismissal: Sickness & Capability
Email and Internet policies
Employment - Basic rights
Employment Law - Family friendly
Equality and diversity
Grievance procedure at work
Misconduct at work
Goods and services
You have consumer rights which are good to know when it comes to dealing with things like buying a used car or dealing with builders.
Dealing with Builders
Shopping - Buying Goods
Small Claims Court (SCC)
So you are buying a used car?
Home and property
Our factsheets can help you to understand your rights as a tenant or as a landlord – they can even help you get to grips with neighbour issues.
Being a landlord - Possession Property
Being a landlord
Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
Inheritance Tax (IHT)
Being a tenant
Section 8 Notice
Understanding taxes can be challenging. Our factsheets explain your rights when it comes to Capital Gains tax and inheritance tax.
Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
Inheritance Tax (IHT)
You deserve to have a sage environment – and often you’re legally entitled to one. If you want to get to grips with where you stand our factsheets should help.
Our fact sheets offer advice on buying a used car to challenging a parking ticket or understanding your rights during motoring offences.
Buying a used car
How to challenge a parking ticket
Being well is just as important as doing well. Our advice and guides are written by experts in their field – designed to help you understand and cope with your feelings.
The structure of wellbeing
You hear and see the words 'wellbeing' plastered everywhere, but what does that mean to an engineer?
Your physical wellness is key to your overall wellbeing. Here you will learn about how important it is and how you can improve your physical wellness.
We'll be unpacking the kind of experiences that are favourable when actively attempting to improve or maintain your mental wellbeing.
Controlling the uncontrollable
How do we learn to main perspective and prevent natural levels of performance enhancing pressure from turning into unhealthy levels of anxiety and stress?
Sleep better, feel better
We'll briefly discuss the importance of sleep and offer a range of practical tips for improving the quality of your sleep quickly.
Why music matters
Music has a huge impact on our lives - even before we're born. Read more about why music is so important to us.
Health benefits of music
Music has a lot of benefits for us - both physically and mentally. This guide talks you through how music can make you healthier.
Music therapy is a great way for someone to express themselves - find out how it works.
Self-Care for carers
In this article, we discuss self-care for carers, with a view to helping those that generously provide life-changing support to friends, family and loved ones.
Self-care: where do I start?
In this article, we look at the building blocks of self-care and how to bring it into your everyday life.
Advice and tips on how to manage your finances.
Dealing with debt
Are you potentially worried about your finances and the associated stress it may cause? We may be able to help.
Creating a monthly budget can really help you get control of your finances. Try out our template.
Mamta Singhal has put together a useful series about living with dyslexia.
Dyslexia - the positives
There are a lot of positives to living with dyslexia, find out what they are.
Dyslexiability is a term Mamta coined - find out what she means by that.
Famous people living with dyslexia
There are some incredible people living with dyslexia, find out who they are.
Growing up with dyslexia
Find out what life was like for Mamta as she grew up living with dyslexia.
What is dyslexia?
Mamta breaks down what dyslexia actually means and how it can affect your life.
Being a carer can be word work, that’s why we’ve put together some guides to help.
Healthy advice for carers
Taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of others.
Self-care for carers
Learning how to take care of yourself is a challenge, we've put this guide together to help.
Annual Reports from 2017 to 2019
Annual Reports for the last three years as IET Connect and Foothold.
Annual Report (2017)
The Institution of Engineering and Technology Benevolent Fund (IET Connect) Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2017.
Annual Report (2018)
The Institution of Engineering and Technology Benevolent Fund (IET Connect) Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2018.
Annual Report (2019)
The Institution of Engineering and Technology Benevolent Fund (Foothold) Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2019.
Welcome to your guide to the Foothold community and the support you can find here.