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A growing number of employers of domestic and household staff are considering adding a new question to interviewees and specifying new mandatory criteria in job advertisements: ”Covid-19 Vaccinated applicants only need apply” This is a potential legal minefield and at present there is no legal determination...

Top Tips For Cleaning Your Home During the winter months, we spend more time indoors and are less likely to open windows to ventilate our home. With the lockdown in place, we’re spending more time at home than ever, so maintaining a clean and healthy home...

What The Government Guidance Says For Housekeepers in London According to the guidance published by the Government on 5th January 2021, it says that during the lockdown ‘those who need to visit other people’s homes for their work can continue to do so’. Therefore, housekeepers and...

From January  1st most foreign nationals, including those from the European Union, who want to work in the UK will have to apply online for a visa. Those hoping to obtain a skilled worker visa will need to meet three criteria. A job offer, To be...

We all, as employers of domestic/household staff hope and expect them to be trustworthy, and we are rewarded by an excellent working relationship. But as a recent case has shown, valuables can sometimes be a temptation too far. In a recent court case,  a member of...

A case in which a Saudi diplomat  trafficked a woman to the UK and forced to work as his servant for 18 hours a day illustrates how careful seekers of domestic staff positions need to be when making job applications. The diplomat, Jarallah al-Malki was ordered...

A case in which a Saudi diplomat  trafficked a woman to the UK and forced to work as his servant for 18 hours a day illustrates how careful seekers of domestic staff positions need to be when making job applications. The diplomat, Jarallah al-Malki was ordered...