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As a domestic staff worker, you work in the home of your employer and the hope is that everyone respects you. But regrettably there maybe the occasion when you are not respected and some advances are made to you. Of course this should never happen, but...

We have told you before that Employment Tribunal Fees have been removed, leaving you free to take a former employer to an Employment Tribunal if you feel you were unfairly dismissed. Now if the dismissal happens in the future the amount that it is possible to...

We have written before on the impact of removing Employment Tribunal Fees. Now former domestic staff employees who feel they have been treated badly and unfairly dismissed can take their cases to tribunal without cost and if you, as an employer lose, it could cost...

Check your payslip after April 6th 2019 New rules come into force regarding payslips from April 6th which may affect you. They are relevant if: a) The amount you are paid relates to the hours you work. This affects you even if you are on a fixed...

April 6th  - Or 7th Which is The Date For Changes April 6th generally brings some changes which affect employers of all including domestic staff and this year is no exception. However, the new rates itemised below will take effect from next Sunday, April 7th as it...

 Rules on Non-Disclosure Agreements May Be About To Change Non-Disclosure Agreements are not uncommon in the domestic employment world and, in many cases, their use is totally acceptable in preventing confidential information being leaked. However, the now international ME TOO movement has highlighted how in some cases...

If you are employed and earning more than £10,000 a year as a housekeeper, or indeed any job, you are entitled to be enrolled in the Auto-Enrolment workplace pension scheme. This government programme aims to ensure that you are paying into a pension. The BIG plus...

Care of elderly in the spotlight again. New research shows that almost half a million carers for elderly, ill or disabled relatives have quit in the last two years due to the pressures involved. Carers UK, the main membership charity in the United Kingdom for carers,...