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Schools role in protecting children from abuse

Schools role in protecting children from abuse

Child abuse is often very difficult to spot, so the more eyes and ears that are on the job the better. Schools have a very active and responsible role to play in this, as children spend a significant number of their waking hours in their care. So just how are schools equipped to help identify

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Understanding childcare options

Understanding childcare options

When children arrive in your world it’s a dead cert that at some point you will need childcare provision. Even families with a stay-at-home parent need to fall back on third-party care for the kids occasionally, so what are the options? A lot depends on your circumstances and budget, here are the most common forms

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More childcare help for working parents

More Childcare help for working parents

Childcare costs are a drain on many people’s resources but families with working parents are set to notice a reduction in the amount of money they fork out for childcare due to a government scheme scheduled to come into place this year. The Childcare Payments Bill will allow working parents to claim up to £2,000 per

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Pros and cons of using a relative for childcare

Pros and Cons of using a relative for childcare

If you have a relative who is able and willing to look after your child while you are out at work, you may be trying to figure out whether or not it’s a good idea. To help you make your decision, The Working Parent has come up with some of the pros and cons of

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Get help with childcare costs

Get help with childcare costs

Childcare is one of the killer costs of having kids. You need to work to earn money to live, but when you do, you can’t be around to mind your child. Childcare costs are a given for many working families. Not everyone can afford for one parent to remain at home, even though the majority

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how to find a good child minder

How to find a good child minder

The decision to leave your children with a child minder can be a difficult one. You are placing a lot of trust into somebody you don’t even know. Here the Working Parent have a guide on how to find a good child minder with a few things you need to consider. There are many things you can

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