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The Foothold library

We update our library regularly to make sure there's advice and guides that can help you right now.

Relationships

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

Separation and children

Relationships: Getting Started

Cohabiting

Domestic Violence

Mediation

Work

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

Constructive Dismissal

Disciplinary at work

Dismissal: Sickness & Capability

Email and Internet policies

Employment - Basic rights

Employment Law - Family friendly

Equality and diversity

Gender recognition

Grievance procedure at work

Misconduct at work

Redundancy

Social Media

Settlement Agreements

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)

Neighbours

Inheritance Tax (IHT)

Being a tenant

Leasehold Property

Section 21

Section 8 Notice

Tax

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)

Personal injury

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.

Personal Injury

Motoring

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

Motoring offences

Wellbeing

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?

Physical wellness

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.

Psychological 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

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.

Reducing workplace stress (Part Two)

It’s time to explore a stress management strategy.

Reducing workplace stress (Part Three)

Solutions that can reduce short term stress

Money advice

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.

Monthly budgeting

Creating a monthly budget can really help you get control of your finances. Try out our template.

Learning differences

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

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.

Caring

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.

Support information

Welcome to your guide to the Foothold community and the support you can find here.

A guide to our support