Author: The Graham Agency

June 30th is a vital deadline for those EU workers who have not applied for Pre-settled or Settled status. If you, or any colleagues, are in the situation where you need to apply and have not, now is the time to act. Below are some links...

What are the chances that you have, or are suffering from stress as a result of the Covid-19  pandemic? Statistically it is quite likely that you may be, but are just carrying on. But sometimes it helps to have a reference to see what the effects...

Once again, fraudsters on the internet have found a new way to take money off unsuspecting people -  this time those seeking work. As job vacancies rise, there are fake job adverts for a range of job types. Once answering the ad, applicants are directed to...

As the UK government has extended parental and other leave right for employees, another London-based company has gone one step further, which might point the way forward for other employers. The move has been made by the digital-only bank Monzo which is now offering paid leave...

We have relayed in the past the cost of wrongful dismissals and the potential cost of getting wrong, and recently a senior employee who was in ill health was awarded £2.5 million. The employee was a director of programme/ project management at KBR  a multinational engineering,...

There are many sources of information about understanding and managing staff stress as a result of the pandemic and lockdown restrictions. These are primarily aimed at larger organisations with large staff numbers, but what advice is there for you, as an individual employer of domestic...

Things are on the move again, with job recruitment at a eight year high as the UK starts the recovery from Covid-19 restrictions. The last time employment intentions were this high was in February 2013 when the UK was pulling out of the recession caused...

If you are considering taking on extra domestic and household staff, it appears that now would be a good time to start looking. The most recent evidence shows that hiring has  picked up at the fastest rate for six years. In other positive indicators, both permanent and...

Wrapping up a racial comment as a joke can be costly, as one employer recently discovered. It’s a lesson that should  not be ignored by any employer. An employment tribunal heard that a lorry driver was in the minority  at the firm where he worked,  being...

One of the most important issues today for all employers, including those of domestic and household staff is “Can I insist on employees being vaccinated?” The answer it appears, is Yes and No! For clarification, Justice Secretary, Robert Buckland has said that it  may be legal for...