January 2017

It may be that one of your domestic/household staff is either a new or expectant mum, OR, that you yourself are in this situation and are working. Either way, watch this space as we will keep you informed of any extra legal protection, options for...

Even if you haven't heard of Uber, or CitySprint, it is possible that recent employment tribunal cases they have lost might affect your own domestic/household staffing situation. We at The Graham Agency are aware that some people employ staff on a job-by-job but very regular basis...

A recent tragic death of an elderly patient at a care home has highlighted the need for special instructions on patient requirements not only to be clearly specified, but carried out. In this incident, the family of an elderly woman had arranged for respite care at...

Citizens Advice recently advised employees, including domestic and household staff, to check their wage slips over the Christmas period to ensure they were paid in full for any extra hours they may have worked over the time. Although the festive period has gone, the issue remains...

Mounting pressure on Britain's care for the elderly has opened a potential area of risk for those in need of care. Ex-pats living primarily in Spain are being recruited to care for the elderly in the UK by organisations which provide carers - but there are...