Author: The Graham Agency

If you, as a domestic or household employee are considering asking for a pay rise, the latest trend may make you re-set your targets. According to XpertHR which conducted the most recent pay awards survey,  pay awards are now at the lowest level for almost 11...

  We all like to think that we are doing our job well, and working in the domestic and household sector has many advantages. None of like to think that we’re under-performing. However, in these Coved-19 times, stress and anxiety can creep up without you being aware. Take...

Are you one of the extremely clinically vulnerable people who  stayed at home to protect themselves from corona virus? If so, you probably know that from the beginning of August you and others in a similar situation were allowed to return to work.   However, many, possibly including...

The Law Society is backing the call for the government to increase the time limit in which an individual can bring an employment tribunal claim from three months to six. It said “urgent action” was needed to clear the backlog of employment tribunal cases that have...

If you have domestic/household staff on furlough then you need to know the Chancellor is offering a £1,000 “Bring back” bonus. If you bring back an employee who was furloughed and continue to employ them between November and January, the government will award a £1,000 bonus...

With the present siuation limiting new job possibilities, make sure in  an interview that you show you are switched on by asking all the right questions. To help, we have listed the top things you need to know before changing jobs. Will my tax and insurance...

Average earnings fell 1.3 per cent, after adjusting for inflation, in the three months to May, the deepest contraction in real pay since 2014 as many employers chose not to top up the furlough scheme, which covers only 80 per cent of wages up to...

It will come as a shock and disappointment to social care workers that they will not qualify for the government’s new Health and Care Visa. They will be excluded under the UK’s post-Brexit immigration scheme. The decision was announced recently by Home Secretary Priti Patel when she...

It has come as a shock to many who are hoping to arrange care in the home for relatives that social care workers will not qualify for the government’s new Health and Care Visa. They will be excluded under the UK’s post-Brexit immigration scheme. The decision was...