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Experience:  Qualified Employment Solicitor
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Our nanny posted on facebook in a group called Ketamin &

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Our nanny posted on facebook in a group called Ketamin & pills messages with her best friend that would suggest she is pro illegal drugs and has taken them. Is this a gross misconduct issue? I find this unacceptable professional conduct for a nanny but is there anything we can do?
JA: Where is this? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: UK, Kent
JA: What steps have been taken so far?
Customer: None
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Employment Law
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Alix Geer is our nanny
Expert:  Ben Jones replied 5 days ago.

Hello, I’m Ben, a UK lawyer and will be dealing with your case today. I may also need to ask some questions to determine the legal position.

Expert:  Ben Jones replied 5 days ago.

Have you queried this with her directly an what are you ideally wanting to do?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
No, we've not asked her as wanted to know where we stand legally.
Expert:  Ben Jones replied 5 days ago.

Thank you. How long has she worked for you and are you responsible for her tax and NI contributions?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
yes we pay her tax and NI. She has been with us nearly 3 years
Expert:  Ben Jones replied 5 days ago.

Thank you. I will get back to you with my answer as soon as I can, which will be at some point today. The system will notify you when this happens. Please do not reply in the meantime as this may unnecessarily delay my response. Many thanks.

Expert:  Ben Jones replied 5 days ago.

Many thanks for your patience. Having looked at the photo, all I can see is smiley faces to the original comment – she has not said anything or commented in support of it. What is the issue?