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Don't be the one in twenty. Despite considerable publicity regarding employer obligations to employees, including of course, domestic and household staff, too often the rules on paid holidays and payslip provision are flouted. According to the Resolution ThinkTank, about one in 20 employees do not get paid...

The £30,000 per annum pre-tax salary threshold for migrant workers  post-Brexit may be reviewed, employers of domestic staff will be interested to learn. The possible change to the threshold has been announced by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. The present focus on £30,000 originated  last year (2018) when...

If a new bill does progress through parliament, then being allowed to work flexible working hours may well be easier. The reason is that the new bill, if passed, would make flexible working the default position for all employees - including of course domestic and household...

Parents of premature babies could be given “neonatal leave” to spend more time with their children once they have left hospital. The plans, which to date have not been been passed into law, were recently announced by former PM Theresa May as part of her “legacy.” Mrs....

Would YOU give special consideration to a female domestic staff member suffering from period pain? Coexist, a Bristol-based arts centre, became the first in the UK  to offer formal period leave to women so they could work flexibly around their cycle. Now, one national broadcaster, Emma Barnett,...

Parents of premature babies could be given “neonatal leave” to spend more time with their children once they have left hospital. The plans, which to date have not been been passed into law, were recently announced by former PM Theresa May as part of her “legacy.” Mrs....

Historically employers have been able to check on the criminal backgrounds of those they may employ by obtaining a Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. However, that may change with potential repercussions for those employing domestic and household who, by the nature of the job, are in...