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    My parents owned a cafe bar and I've worked for them on a part time basis. They paid me to do the job.

    In this case can I still have one of my parents provide a reference?
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    No.
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    Nope, they can't be family

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    If you don't declare that they are your family, if you got paid officially then you may be able to skirt over the fact that they were your parents.
    I'm not sure though if I'm honest!
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    As a general rule, referees should not be related to you. So no, you can't use your parents, even if you worked for them.
 
 
 
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