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As part of the government's on-going series “webinars” (web based seminars) HM Revenue and Customs have arranged series of dates covering an introduction to expenses and benefits which you as an employer may pay to your domestic/household staff. This series of webinars covers an overview of...

With the holiday period now on us, many employers will take domestic staff, particularly housekeepers away with them, so who looks after things while they are away? If the answer is 'no one' then perhaps it maybe wise to consider temporary staff. Your need for temporary...

If you already employ, or are considering employing domestic and household staff on a so-called “zero hours” contract, then you will need to keep up-to-date with possible changes for those working on this regime. A forthcoming review reportedly suggests that those on such contracts be given...

Holiday time is here again and some you will be going off on a family trip leaving domestic staff staff behind to look after the house, while others will be taking staff away with them. So let's look at a few pointers to enjoying your time...

We have written previously about the need to ensure the safety of your domestic and household staff and, once again, although the circumstances differ, the same lesson can be learnt.   Penalties for not ensuring their safety are rising and costs can be crippling. In this instance...

One of your employees, either domestic or household, is really dedicated and never takes a break, even though they work a long day - "don't know how they do it", you say. Unfortunately, it appears it doesn't matter how they do it, if you don't build...

We all know that health care in the UK is rarely free and is often taken for granted. What many do not realise until later in life, is that if you are in need of social care because you are elderly, physically or mentally frail, more...