Articles written by Carol Iles

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Save money on Christmas presents

is a headache for most people, and we see more and more families getting into debt, then they find they are struggling to make repayments. The first thing that you should do is plan your budget and the amount you can afford to pay. Start early if you can and take advantage of any sales

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Back to school money saving tips

  Back to school is an expensive time of year for most parents, especially families with more than one child. It is the time of year that everyone dreads. First of all, you need to make a list and try and stick to it, if it is not on your list, it is probably not

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How does adoption leave work?

How does adoption leave work?

  To be entitled to adoption leave, you must be an employee, if you are self – employed, this does not count. The rule applies to prospective adopting parents and also parents who have a surrogacy agreement. What you are entitled to Only the main adopter can apply for adoption leave, the partner or secondary

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Can You Work While On Maternity Leave

Can You Work While On Maternity Leave

This is a question that many people ask. Here is a quick view as to your rights while taking your maternity leave. If you are in receipt of Maternity Allowance or Statutory Maternity Pay, you can work up to a maximum of 10 KIT days ( keeping in touch days) without losing your benefit. Whether

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When Should I Worm My Dog

When Should I Worm My Dog

Dogs can get different types of worms. The most common types are roundworms and tapeworms. Worm infestation can be passed by the puppiesā€™ mother or through contaminated soil, and even passed on by fleas, if the dog should ingest them. Different Types Of Worms Roundworms can be several inches long and resemble spaghetti, and can

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