Author: The Graham Agency

If a member of your domestic or household staff ask for time off to go to a doctor, what is your reaction? Do you, say, take the time out of your holiday pay? Do you say yes they can take the time off? Do you wonder...

While the number of job adverts in the UK is well above pre-pandemic levels, the number of those seeking work has headed in the opposite direction. According to the Office for National Statistics, the volume of jobs advertised online  was 128% higher than in February last...

In the current employment situation, with furlough ending and changes in the air, it may well be your wish as an employer of domestic/household staff to want a speedy dismissal of an employee. However, it must be remembered that a contract is a contract and before...

A high proportion of employees in the domestic and  household service  are women, and as such, dependant on their age, will have their monthly cycle as a natural part of life. For many, this can be a painful experience, and indeed a YouGov survey  in 2017...

With the UK opening up and relaxing some  Covid-19 rules, many employers are still concerned that existing staff and new staff need to be fully vaccinated to work.   The situation on whether this is legally acceptable, however, is still far from clear. There has been advice though...

As the date for ending Furlough nears (Sept 30) the great gold rush for jobs is already starting. Many of your friends may be looking to improve their career choices and YOU can help them make the right choice. We at The Graham Agency have top jobs...

If you ask for time off to go to a doctor, what is your boss’s reaction? Do they say to take the time out of your holiday pay? Do they say ‘yes you can take the time off’? Do they for instance, look very hard at...

In the present situation of the UK opening up, but with continuing Covid-19 infections, there are questions you need to ask in a job Interview. Some relate to protection issues, others to important job issues. This list will ensure you ask all the right things. Is...

In the current employment situation, with furlough ending and changes in the air, it is a possibility that your boss may end your employment. How this is done, however, must respect the conditions of your contract of employment, unless there are special grounds for dismissal. If your...

There has been a lot of publicity about the new rules on Isolation, so what does it mean if you are Pinged by the NHS Test and Trace app. The following is the guidance from the government. You will be alerted by NHS Test and Trace if...