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Many of those who are in the food preparation business including, of course, housekeepers, cooks and nannies, still hold to the five second rule. For those who are not acquainted with this concept, it is commonly held that if food falls to the floor, and is...

As employers of domestic and household staff, it’s difficult enough keeping abreast of changes to employment legislation and there have been quite a few in the recent past concerning changes to procedures in Employment Tribunals. One big change was the introduction of charges for those bringing...

If you haven't already sent in your final payroll reports for 2015- 16 HMRC's webinar will explain what steps you need to take regarding any deadlines you've missed. It also takes you through other end of year tasks, like providing your employees with P60's. The webinar demonstrates HMRC's...

There has been considerable controversy in recent times regarding the operation of so called Zero Hours Contracts which some employers use for their domestic and household staff. Most contentious of the clauses has been the exclusivity clause but new regulations now in force since January 11th...

Yet again the issue of the alleged ill treatment of domestic workers in Saudi Arabia has come into the spotlight. Once more it demonstrates that irrespective of salary attractions and glamour, there is no safer place to work that in the UK. In this instance, seven...

Employing a person with a learning disability ensures your workforce is more representative of your customer base and community, while also demonstrating your commitment to equal opportunities. Buying into the misconception that people with these difficulties may not be reliable or capable employees could mean...