Thinking about coming to the UK on a Tier 4 Student Visa?

by Gill_admin.

If you have been thinking about the possibility of coming to the UK on a Tier 4 Student Visa, then check out this page on the UK  government’s website  : https://www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa/eligibility You may also be interested to know that until the UK has actually left the EU (which is quite far off at the moment) nationals […]

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Updated rules regarding the Au Pair Programme in the UK, 2017

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Great news from BAPAA – the only government recognised trade association for the British Au Pair industry. BAPAA has comprehensively updated the rules governing the Au Pair Programme in the UK to bring them in-line with other countries’ au pair programmes and to ensure that the UK remains attractive as a cultural exchange destination for […]

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Interview tips for Nannies

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Guidance for Nannies interviewing with a family Congratulations! You have been chosen by a family you are keen to work for to interview for the job of their Nanny (Nanny Housekeeper etc). You have convinced this family that you have the potential to be the best candidate to look after their precious children and this […]

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Leaving an Au Pair in sole charge of children

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Leaving an Au Pair in sole charge of children Please note that whilst it can be acceptable for some au pairs to have sole charge of children whilst parents are either out at work or out for an evening at a social event. The following conditions must be adhered to: You must be satisfied that […]

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Are you eligible to become an au pair in the UK?

by Gill_admin.

You may apply to become an au pair in the UK if you hold a passport from one or more the following countries:

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Au Pair or Nanny – which to choose?

by Gill_admin.

  There are 1,000s of nannies across London and there are also very many au pairs. Everyone knows what a nanny is, but – if asked – would you be confident explaining precisely what an au pair is? Although you know both are involved in childcare, how exactly do they differ? They do differ and […]

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