Child Support Agency

Lone working parent

Lone Working Parent Benefits: What are you entitled to?

As a busy lone working parent doing it all on your own, you may not realise just how much financial assistance the Government actually provides.  Working lone parents are entitled to a variety of benefits, many of which are easy to apply for. Our handy guide has been designed to help you discover what financial

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The new Child Maintenance Service

The new Child Maintenance Service

The Child Support Agency was set up in 1993 to intervene where separated and divorced parents can’t come to a mutual agreement about the financial contributions that should be made by the parent leaving the home. The CSA works out how much maintenance should be paid towards a child’s everyday living costs, and can also

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CSA Payments: How much are you entitled to?

CSA Payments: How are they calculated?

It’s not easy having to bring up kids with an absent parent, so you’ll need to make sure you get paid in full when you pursue your ex-partner via the CSA. So how do they work out your payments? Broadly speaking, child maintenance is worked out by looking at the following: The paying parent’s net

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