“I don’t need to give any notice, I don’t have a contract!” was a statement I recently heard from a friend as she explained she had recently been offered a new job and was mentally calculating when she could leave her old position for pastures new. It is a common misconception from both an employer and an employee that if an individual has not seen, or signed their employment contract, then no legal relationship exists and neither party can take action against the other if th
The government has announced as part of their plans to reform social care in 2023, the financial aid that elderly people will receive from local authorities to assist in covering their care costs will not count towards a new proposed cap on costs. Despite Boris Johnson’s earlier promise that subsidised care costs would be available to those who own between £20,000 and £100,000 in assets. A few months ago, it was announced that from 2023 the maximum a person in England could b
Ahead of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims everyone here at Garden House would like to extend our deepest sympathises to victims of road traffic fatalities and their loved ones. World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims takes place on the third Sunday of November every year, and this year we will honour World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on the 21st November 2021. On a daily basis nearly 4,000 are killed in the world as a result of a car
World Kindness Day is a global day that promotes the importance of being kind to each other, to yourself, and to the world. The purpose of this day is to help everyone understand that compassion for others is what binds us all together. The day encourages good deeds and acts as a reminder that every kind act, even small ones, creates a ripple effect that makes a difference on an individual and global level. With World Kindness Day in mind, I am looking at gifts to charities.