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Nanny / Au Pair Holiday Pay

Last Updated on : 13th May 2019
Nanny Pay


Dear NappyValleyNetter,

As I mentioned last week, we’re turning TEN this year and celebrating with some brand new awards.

Imagine The Oscars twinned with The Booker Prize and you’d be totally on the wrong track, but ours are still going to be wonderful.

The only fly in the ointment is that Mr NappyValleyNet is already manically giggling about his planned wardrobe malfunction on the award’s night red carpet.

This is, actually, OK as we won’t have a carpet (red or otherwise) or even an awards ceremony, but we’d still love your votes as we’ll be broadcasting the results in the very near future via our emails, website and social media.

So click here to nominate your favourite local business whilst I fetch the dressmakers tape my husband is asking for…


Here is what you’ve been talking about this week on NappyValleyNet…

MT is a bit grumpy that her brother has suggested equity release to their mother. Good idea or is that inheritance under threat? (read more)

H. would love your thoughts on typical nanny holiday and sick pay practice (read more).

And JM asks the same about au pair pay (read more).

And I should highlight this thread on nanny holiday pay from earlier this month (read more).

We have an update on SS being left out of that girls holiday to Ibiza (read more). She’s asked why and had a reply.

K. is considering laser hair removal for her daughter – any experiences? (read more)

For those of you that LOVE shopping (me! me!) there’s an ace event at POM on Friday on Bellevue Road (read more). Think beach dresses, gorgeous leather bags and much much more.

B. is looking for a good local venue for a first birthday party for 60 (read more). Oooh – is that Meghan planning Archie’s first birthday ALREADY?

If you love a good pub quiz there’s a great thread going here. Any other favourites to add? (read more)

Z. needs urgent doggy daycare (read more).

T. is a stylist at Anthony Laban Home looking for hair models (read more).

Wallace Cotton celebrates its first birthday next week – congratulations! – and you’re all invited to pop in for fizz and a free bedroom-styling workshop x (read more).

The Parent Practice is holding a workshop in Clapham soon – My Child’s Different – looking at ways to unlock every child’s potential (read more).

Lots going on in Nine Elms for families this spring and summer (read more).

220 more electrical sockets for vehicle charging have been added to street lights across the borough (read more).

G. would love you to sign a petition to encourage a People’s Vote (yes, we’re talking Brexit) (read more).

And A. poses the topical question of what we are all doing to reduce plastic consumption – make it a family effort (read more).

TVMum found a lost toy near Wandsworth Common – anyone missing it? (read more)

Camp Suisse have launched their Summer Camp bookings. The hills really will be alive with the sound of 7 to 17-year olds having the time of their lives in the Swiss Alps this summer. Husky dog sleighing on a glacier, anyone? (read more)


We have an umbrella full of House & Garden questions

A. would love your advice on a consent to let clause in a share of freehold contract (read more).

S. asks if anyone has Nest cameras for security – they’ve just had an attempted break-in (read more).

N.’s shower door glass has shattered – who can help with the repair? (read more)

W. would like to know how to get a lightning conductor moved? Call Thor?! (read more)

S. is after recommendations for an odd job man – or woman, I suppose! (read more)

L. has a serious moth infestation in their carpets. Any similar experiences and how did you resolve it? (read more)

M. has a room available to rent in Wimbledon Park over the summer. Near the tennis…? Have you tried Roger or Rafa? (read more)

There’s a free interiors workshop at Paint The Town Green with Salon Libertine this Friday (read more).


We have an oilskin full of Schools’ Questions

C. would love your thoughts on Dolphin School vs Beatrix Potter (read more).

M. has the option of either Rutherford House or Henry Cavendish. Which to choose? (read more)

L. asks if anyone has any experience of Donhead School?(read more)

Parents have raised concerns after news that Ravenstone is to become an Academy (read more). 

Yellowbird Education has lots of workshops going on over half term in Parsons Green if you’re gearing up for any kind of entrance exams any time soon (read more).

And looking ahead to the summer, PASS Tutors are running some Wandsworth Test Workshops at the end of August (read more).


Job Vacancies

English & Maths tutors with Exceptional Academics (read more).

Live-out nanny from September in SW7 (read more).

Live-out nanny from September in SW7 (read more).

Experienced Salon Stylist, Colliers Wood (read more).


Situations Vacant

Office Assistant for a creative agency in SW11 (read more).

Family and Education Advisor in cultural development based at the BAC (read more).

Salesperson for a creative event management agency in Clapham Junction (read more).


For sale

Solid oak Aspace Porterhouse children’s wardrobe (read more).

Trip Trapp chair (read more).

Islabike Rothan balance bike (read more).

Girls’ Ralph Lauren jacket and Hunter wellies age 2 (swish!) (read more).



Annabel and NappyValleyNet Team


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