Many working parents want to work part-time hours and ones that ideally fit around the family; but acquiring decent paid part time work, with flexible hours that suit you can be rather tricky. With the increasing costs of childcare the majority of your hard earned cash can be swallowed up almost before you have even
Childminder, Nanny and Au Pair services
Childcare is expensive. Fact. Even if both parents earn a decent living wage the majority of one of these pay-checks will be sucked instantly from the bank account at the end of each month to pay the childminderor nursery. So what’s the point? How do you go about balancing work and childcare costs? Unless both
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.
Before new parents return to work, thoughts have to turn to childcare. While you want the best care possible for your little one, you don’t want the cost of it to break the bank and make going back to work feel like a waste of time. As anyone who has looked into childcare knows, it
Finding a childminder you like and trust can be tricky, so if you have a good friend who is able to take care of your kids it can seem like the perfect solution. For stay-at-home parents it can be a great way to help friends out and even earn a little cash on the side.
The cost of childcare has long been a contentious issue and for working parents it seems to be getting more expensive. Recent reports have highlighted above inflation increases at a time when wages and working family benefits have risen below inflation. The cost of a child The Child Poverty Action Group’s report ‘The Cost of