Child Benefit

Working part time or full time

Returning to work after claiming benefits: What help is available?

Returning to work after claiming benefits isn’t always easy If you’re thinking of going back to work after claiming benefits it can be a confusing time financially. Whether you’re a lone parent or in a relationship, it can be hard to work out exactly what you’ll be entitled to and if you’ll be better off.

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raising your child's self esteem

Child Tax Credits: Are you entitled to claim?

Juggling a demanding job with a busy family life, it’s no wonder that many working mums and dads are simply too busy to check what they’re entitled to from the Government, but you could be eligible for more than you think. There are millions of pounds in potential Child Tax Credits unclaimed in the UK

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Welfare reform

Benefits and Welfare Reform: Who is affected by the changes?

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) have said they want to restructure the welfare benefit system to encourage going out to work and are in the process of bringing in three big changes. The welfare reform will affect a large proportion of benefit claimants. Welfare Reform benefit cap will be part of the changes

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Bonding with your baby

Paternity Leave and Pay: What are you entitled to?

Having a baby with your partner is an amazing experience for the both of you and no doubt you want to spend as much time as possible supporting your partner and bonding with your baby. Instead of having to return to work the following day or waiting until you book holiday, now if you and

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supporting your child with different learning difficulties

Child Benefit: Entitlement changes

Child Benefit in the news Over the last few years, child benefit has been in the news for many reasons and there are changes coming into play which will change who can claim and how much. If you are a new parent or expecting another child, then most of you will be able to claim

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Child Benefit: Do you qualify?

Child benefit can really help low income families Raising a child isn’t a cheap business at the best of times so child benefit, the social security payment paid to parents or guardians of children to help with their upbringing, definitely helps families with everyday bills. Who is entitled to receive a child benefit payment? Child

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