Part time working, flexible hours and job sharing

Made redundant

Your redundancy rights

Redundancy is one of the defining aspects of recessions, and always one of the most damaging for people. However, whilst it is common, this will likely to be of no comfort for people who experience it, and being made redundant as often described as being traumatic, stressful and distressing. You have entitlements Generally, people are

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Free nursery places for three and four year olds

Free nursery places for three and four year olds are available throughout the UK. They are entitled to 15 hours of free early years education a week, until they go into reception class or reach compulsory school age. It is available from the school term after your child turns three. So youngsters born between January 1

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Nursery school places- Free for 3-4 year olds

Did you know about the free nursery school places that are available? All children aged three and four years old are entitled to 15 hours of free early years education a week, until they go into reception class or reach compulsory school age. It is available from the school term after your child turns three.

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Is the most expensive childminder really the best one for your child?

You may be wondering ‘is the most expensive childminder really the best?’ The United Kingdom is an expensive place to live, and it’s an even more expensive place to bring up children. I was shocked to learn that childcare in the UK is the second most expensive in the world. I’m currently in the process

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Is the most expensive childminder the best?

Childminder or Nursery?

Deciding whether you want a childminder or nursery look after your child whilst you are working can be one of the most difficult decisions you have to make. All parents want the best for their child, but each family has different needs and preferences. Here are some suggestions that may help you to start your

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Beating the morning rush

Is beating the morning rush just a pipe dream? Ever blown up the microwave trying to ‘emergency-dry’ a school shirt (surely there was another clean one in the drawer)? Or realised halfway to school that you haven’t brushed your child’s hair, let alone tied it back? And if you get all that right, how about

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