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It may not be convenient for your employer if you become pregnant, but your rights are protected in law. The case of an employee, eight months pregnant, who was made redundant, reinforces that point yet again. Helen Larkin was given two weeks notice of her redundancy...

It is important, as domestic/household staff, that you are aware of proposed new statutory pay rates that  have been announced by the government. If  accepted they will come into force in April this year (2020). They are for Maternity pay, Paternity pay, Shared Parental pay, Adoption...

Yet again, a recent case in an employment tribunal has shown that unwanted sexual approaches still continue even at top social levels. It reinforces that if YOU are subject to such behaviour, there is a legal route is open to you for redress and that the...

This could well be your big year as an employee in the domestic/household world. New research shows that this year is going to be the big new job search year. According to the organisation ‘Investors In People’ more than half of workers in the UK could...

A major proposed travel change post-Brexit will affect citizens of EU countries -  perhaps your family members coming to see you where you are working. They will need US-style ESTA pre-approval to enter the UK. If the scheme is implemented visitors will need to give at least...

You may have noticed that the winter months take a heavy toll on your mood and well-being. Well, there’s a reason why. It’s called Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, and it can cause the winter blues between October and March. If it affects you, rest assured you...