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Be Clear About Your Expectations At The Graham Agency, we have been matching household staff with homes for over thirty years and our attention to detail is what has allowed us to persevere in this industry. In that time, we have advertised thousands of household roles...

What’s The Difference Between A Live In and Live Out Housekeeper? The main difference between a live in housekeeper vs a live out housekeeper is that they will stay on the premises such as in a spare bedroom, self-contained accommodation or in an annex or particular...

  Early May Bank holiday                   Monday, May 3 2021 Spring Bank Holiday                        Monday, May 31 2021 Summer Bank Holiday                     Monday, August 30 2021 Christmas Day Holiday                    Monday, Dec 27 2021 Boxing Day Holiday           ...

Many employees are eligible for statutory rates of pay for: maternity, paternity, adoption shared parental and parental bereavement, and sick pay due to their circumstances. If you are in these categories, then you will be interested to know, that from April the statutory rates of pay...

Perhaps you are, or know a friend or colleague classified as Clinically Vulnerable and who has not had to attend  work. It is important you are aware that everyone affected will be available to return to work from last Friday 1st April. The shielding guidance has been...

  Early May Bank holiday                   Monday, May 3 2021 Spring Bank Holiday                        Monday, May 31 2021 Summer Bank Holiday                     Monday, August 30 2021 Christmas Day Holiday                    Monday, Dec 27 2021 Boxing Day Holiday           ...

Many employers, including those of household and domestic staff may have  had some staff classified as Clinically Vulnerable and who have not had to attend  work. From Friday the 1st  April 2021 however, those workers will be available to return to work. he shielding guidance has been...

We have often cautioned employers of domestic and household staff of the potential dangers of taking staff dismissal decisions without relevant professional advice as the consequence of getting it wrong can be expensive Now, the potential cost of losing an Employment Tribunal claim for unfair dismissal...

A recent Employment Tribunal judgement demonstrates how careful employers need to be when criticising an employee . Kerry Moth was a detective Constable in the Devon and Cornwall police and suffered from  illnesses including visceral hyperalgesia (regional pain syndrome), depression and, later, fibromyalgia. She was overweight...

What Is A Domestic Couple?  A domestic couple is usually a husband and wife who work for a property on a live-in basis in their own separate or self-contained accommodation. Between them, they will be responsible for a variety of different household tasks. Usually, the female will...