Nannies

Employment law and payroll update

by ParentalChoice
in Tax and Pensions, Payroll, Parenting, Nannies, Financial Planning, Childcare
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PC Payroll has created this employment law and payroll update. In line with the amendments and updates due to come into effect with the new tax year from April 2019, we thought it would be useful to highlight a few changes that may affect you on the legal and payroll side, in relation to being ...

Relocating to Hong Kong as a nanny

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Parenting, Nannies, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Childcare, Career
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I first relocated to Hong Kong as a professional nanny 11 years ago, and I cannot express how fast that time has passed. Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever thought my life would bring me here from the US and that I would end up calling HK home. And while life here ...

The New Tax Year – what does it mean for me?

by ParentalChoice
in Tax and Pensions, Payroll, Nannies, Employee Benefits
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April 6th 2018 is the start of the new tax year and it’s when the changes announced by the Government last Autumn will now take effect. For employers and nannies these changes will ultimately mean changes to costs and salaries and therefore we would encourage everyone to check their payslips carefully in April. The Key ...

Nannies are not Slaves

by ParentalChoice
in Nannies, Childcare
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The Oxford Dictionary defines a nanny as “a person, typically a woman, employed to look after a child in the employer’s own home.” The key word in this is “employed”. In every other area of life, when someone is employed they are paid according to their skills and qualifications, they have rights and obligations and ...

How to get a real holiday this year

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Nannies, Holidays, Childcare
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Holidays….relaxing, refreshing, taking a well-earned break…..words that perhaps can be associated with holidays but not when you have children!   Aren’t they simply the same old routines but in a different location and without your usual creature comforts (or washing machine!)?! But they don’t have to be! We all use some f...

Checking your Childcare

by ParentalChoice
in Nannies, Children, Childcare
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Our children’s safety is paramount. We strap them into car seats to prevent accidents, put stair gates up to stop them falling and teach them about stranger danger. Yet still many people will leave their children in childcare that they haven’t checked. Choosing childcare is just the first part of the process, checking it is ...