Grandparents and family

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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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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Are we facing a £10 charge to use the NHS

Taking time off work when your child is ill

Kids get poorly – it is a fact, and whilst it would be convenient for employers if our children were poorly after work or at weekends it simply doesn’t work like that. Even employers who have children can seem to display a lack of empathy and understanding for a parent facing time off work due

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Is nanny sharing a better option

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

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Having multiple jobs

Having one job seems hard enough doesn’t it but many people actually have a second job or maybe two part time jobs. Having multiple jobs is on the increase, some through choice and others born from necessity. Why do people have multiple jobs? In these cash strapped times some people don’t actually have an alternative.

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Can I look after a friends kids

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.

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