Issac pictured helping his dad out on the day he came to work with him. A six-year-old who went to work with his dad because of childcare issues was delighted to receive a letter from the boss - and his first ever wage. See SWNS story SWOCletter. Tom Hartley, 33, had been struggling to find someone to look after his son Isaac and jokingly told the little boy that he'd have to bring him to work with him. Surprised by how keen Isaac was by the suggestion, maintenance operative Tom checked with his boss - and ended up bringing his son to work.After a hard day of grafting where Isaac helped refurbish an empty house, the father and son were shocked to receive a letter from Tom's boss, Spencer Wood, 30, thanking the little boy for his "excellent" work - and even paying him for the job he'd done.