Author: tga-nigel

Almost 190,000 more people aged 65 years or older will require care by 2035 to cope with the rise in demand, a paper in the journal The Lancet predicts . Health professionals are urging the government to urgently act to overcome the problems of a lack...

In a major ruling for employers – including those of domestic and household staff - employment tribunal fees have been ruled unlawful by the UK's Supreme Court. Since July 2013 when the fees were introduced, the number of cases filed at employment tribunals has fallen dramatically....

Employers of staff, including domestic and household, may well find post-Brexit, that the rights of employees in the UK differ from those granted to workers in EU Countries and to which we have all become accustomed. This could quite possibly impact any aspect of employment...

Part One. The Contract of Employment you must give your staff should spell out their duties and obligations. It is also a good idea to provide safe working guide lines Below are some tips you may wish to consider giving your staff. With regard to cleaning materials and...

This is a question which often arises with domestic and household staff, and some expert advice would be extremely helpful. You may or not be aware that HM Revenue and Customs, HMRC, often hold what termed “webinars”, web-based seminars on a variety of subjects, and now...

The tragic death of an elderly care home resident once again brings caring options into consideration. The recent case at Guildford Crown Court heard that the 87 year old resident fell four metres to her death from her window. The care home owners were fined...

Once again, the risks to domestic staff, including housekeepers, of working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been exposed by a court. The scandals reach the highest levels with eight UAE princesses being convicted by a Belgian court of human trafficking and degrading treatment...