Part time working, flexible hours and job sharing

My child is struggling at school

My child is struggling at school

With the start of the new school year, now is the perfect time to get into a new homework routine. This is often an area of contention in many households, but there are ways you can support your child if they are struggling. As children settle into their new classroom and adapt to a different

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How to motivate yourself in the morningin the morning

How to motivate yourself in the morning

Do you ever wish you had the get up and go attitude of your children? If your kids are anything like mine, they’re up and ready to explore the new day the second they wake. Parents, on the other hand, often need to hit the snooze button a few times before they’re ready to face

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Childcrae grants

Childcare grant

After you’ve had children your priorities in life can change, especially regarding your choice of career. Sometimes your previous job might not be practical any longer or you could be looking to retrain in a completely new area. For those considering returning to education once you have children, the costs and availability of childcare can

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fit for work test

Fit for work test

The ‘fit for work’ test – is it working? The governments controversial fit for work test has been described as being “far from satisfactory” for people with mental health and behavioural problems. That is the finding of a report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), an independent left-centre think tank. Assessment Around 1.9million

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Flexible hours that suit you

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

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Balancing work and childcare costs

Balancing work and childcare costs

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

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