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Information on past old and minor offences has, until now, been given to employers and potential employers in Standard and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. But the Supreme Court has ruled in favour of three people who said their lives had been held...

Greater Protection For Pregnant Women. When a pregnant woman or new parents return to work - as a member of domestic staff -they can receive a widely differing reception. “It’s good to see you back” to “Hmm the girl doing maternity cover did a much better...

If you are going to ask your boss for a salary increase, there are a couple of things you need to think about first. Number one isn’t to say how much you would like, It is to explain why. This way your employer can understand where...

Many housekeepers, nannies and other domestic staff drive when employers ask, sometimes for a school run, or shopping. But driving in winter requires special knowledge and as an employer you have a duty of care to ensure staff are equipped for this. Failure to ensure that...

Wow Thanks For The Pay Rise - I Didn't Even Notice. As you know (or should do) your employer will have enrolled you in the government’s Auto-Enrolment pension scheme. What you probably don’t know is that you have effectively been given a pay rise! With effect from...