Tags: Foreign workers

Helga Breen: Get your house in order – the importance of immigration checks

While the political debate continues over the Government’s immigration policy, the experience of Mark Harper – the former immigration minister behind the controversial “Go Home” advertising campaign – is a wakeup call to all employers, especially those who engage domestic staff such as cooks, cleaners and home carers. Helga Breen, Head of Employment, London, at…

Retailer Hobbycraft’s foreign staff face disciplinary action if they speak in their own language

Hobbycraft’s recent decision of asking its foreign workers in Burton to only use English during working hours might lead to legal consequences, says the Daily Mail. During a meeting held last week, the management of the company informed its staff that an internal policy advised workers to only use English whilst conversing during working hours.…