Childcare

  • Spending your time wisely and being successful

    Spending your time wisely and being successful

    ‘I haven’t got the time!’ is a common refrain from many of us. When life is so full with work, kids, and home, the 24 hours in each day can seem to fly by in a blur. Where did that go? The key to spending your time wisely and being successful is to ensure you

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    Self employed and pregnant

    Self employed and pregnant

    The appearance of the thin blue line on the pregnancy test kick-starts a whole new world of financial challenges. Those in employment can look to their company for maternity benefits – the law provides strict guidelines and most employment contracts are very clear on the policy to be applied. For self-employed women the process and

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    summer childcare

    Summer childcare

    For family households where both parents work, the summer holidays present a massive childcare headache. Quality care for youngsters is at a premium, and places can be hard to find. Many parents find the issue so overwhelming they ignore it, and end up trading much-valued annual leave simply to be on hand for the kids.

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    Getting off benefits and back to work

    Getting off benefits and back to work

    You can barely switch on the TV or read a newspaper of late without being confronted with some form of debate on the subject of Benefits system in the UK. Getting off benefits for many people is not as easy as it sounds, and the diversity of individual circumstances make this a hideously complicated and

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    steiner education

    Steiner education

    What is Steiner education Steiner Education is the largest alternative and independent education movement in the world. This education grew out of the Austrian philosopher Rudolph Steiner who also founded something called Anthroposophy (a particular form of thinking that includes a spiritual perspective). Individual needs The main focus of Steiner education is to offer a

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    School accessibility for disabled children

    Every child has the right to an education from the age of 5 years. For children with disabilities this may be more challenging, but there are regulations in place to promote inclusion in all schools, meaning that your child should not be disadvantaged or excluded from school because of any disabilities they face. Choosing a

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