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how to become a childminder Feature 06 March 2014 How to become a childminder»

How to become a childminder

Here's how to become a childminder - one way to spend more time with your kids, be your own boss and earn money from home.   More »

mathletics Promotion 17 January 2014 Mathletics makes maths fun for your children – and cheap for you!»

Mathletics makes maths fun for your children – and cheap for you!

Are your kids bored by maths? Or perhaps they struggle in class? Make maths an interactive game that your children actually find fun.   More »

How-to-write a good CV Feature 03 October 2013 How to write a good CV»

How to write a good CV

Are you looking for a job, but having trouble getting an interview no matter how many job ads you apply for? Here's how to write a good CV.   More »

Maths homework help Feature 12 June 2014 Online Maths homework help»

Online Maths homework help

Do you want to improve your child’s Maths? There are plenty of options – from free online support to private Maths tuition.   More »

How much maternity leave are mothers entitled to, and how is it paid Feature 23 July 2013 How much maternity leave are mothers entitled to, and how is it paid?»

How much maternity leave are mothers entitled to, and how is it paid?

Find out how much time you can have off and how much you’ll get paid.   More »

am I entitled to maternity pay Feature 12 June 2014 Am I entitled to maternity pay?»

Am I entitled to maternity pay?

"Am I entitled to maternity pay?" is one of the first questions working mums-to-be ask when they find out they are pregnant. Find out here.   More »

paired reading Feature 21 February 2013 Help your kids’ reading and spelling with paired reading»

Help your kids’ reading and spelling with paired reading

As a parent you can do so much to help your child’s reading and spelling. See the simple ways you can help here.   More »

Free homework help for kids Feature 05 September 2013 Free homework help for kids»

Free homework help for kids

If your kids need some homework help with Maths or English, there are plenty of fantastic free sites online. Here are the best ones.   More »

English for kids - English exercises Feature 12 June 2014 English for kids: English exercises online»

English for kids: English exercises online

Do you want to improve your child’s English? From free online English exercises to extra tuition - find out what’s best for your child.   More »

Reading Eggs Promotion 30 January 2013 Reading Eggs free trial - bring reading to life»

Reading Eggs free trial - bring reading to life

Get an exclusive code for an extended 4-week no-obligations free trial for Reading Eggs, for great kids' reading games and activities.   More »

annual leave entitlement Feature 23 July 2013 Annual leave entitlement – how to make time for your family»

Annual leave entitlement – how to make time for your family

Get organised and know your rights so you’re more likely to be able to book leave for that all important quality time with the family.   More »

how much paternity leave are fathers entitled to? 12 June 2014 How much paternity leave are fathers entitled to in the UK?»

How much paternity leave are fathers entitled to in the UK?

Dads, how much time can you take off when your baby is born and how much will you get paid?   More »

how to cut the cost of childcare Feature 08 July 2014 How to cut the cost of childcare»

How to cut the cost of childcare

We highlight safe and affordable childcare solutions for cash-strapped families.   More »

crowdfunding Feature 14 January 2013 Use crowdfunding to get your business off the ground»

Use crowdfunding to get your business off the ground

Struggling to get funding for your business? Crowdfunding could hold the answer to getting your company up and running.   More »

extended schools Feature 14 January 2013 Extended schools and learning resources for children»

Extended schools and learning resources for children

Where to get the educational support your child needs, without the heavy price tag.   More »

flexible working Feature 23 July 2013 Flexible working: What you’re entitled to»

Flexible working: What you’re entitled to

A crash guide to your flexible working rights and the types of flexible working you can opt for.   More »

family friendly work Feature 10 January 2013 Family-friendly work»

Family-friendly work

Struggling to find work that doesn’t compromise family time? Here are our top ten flexible, family-friendly work options.   More »

nest pensions Feature 10 January 2013 NEST pensions: What they mean for you»

NEST pensions: What they mean for you

You may or may not have heard of NEST pensions – but this could affect you soon. Here’s an easy guide, and what it means to you.   More »

return to work after maternity leave 23 July 2013 Do I have to return to work after maternity leave?»

Do I have to return to work after maternity leave?

Don't want to return to work after maternity leave? Find out what you're entitled to and what to do to minimise the damage on your purse.   More »

woman blogging at home Feature 24 June 2014 How to make money from your blog»

How to make money from your blog

Would you like to make money from your blog? Here are some top tips to get you started.   More »

how to work from home Feature 10 January 2013 How to work from home: Your employment rights»

How to work from home: Your employment rights

Fancy leaving the office to work from home? Find out how to work from home and what your employment rights are as a homeworker.   More »

flexible working find the right job Feature 10 January 2013 Flexible working: How you can find the right job»

Flexible working: How you can find the right job

Flexible working isn’t always easy to come by. We tell you where to look and how to broach the subject at interview.   More »

childcare vouchers 19 June 2014 How do childcare vouchers work?»

How do childcare vouchers work?

You could save your family around £1,800 a year. We explain the basics, answering the question: how do childcare vouchers work?   More »

Feature 12 February 2014 How to ask for flexible working – and get it!»

How to ask for flexible working – and get it!

Three things your manager will expect when you make a flexible working request.   More »

redundancy pay Feature 17 June 2014 How to calculate redundancy pay and benefits»

How to calculate redundancy pay and benefits

We show you the best ways to work out redundancy pay and break down the facts about the termination of your employment.   More »

Parent leave changes Feature 25 July 2012 Parental leave changes: How they could affect you»

Parental leave changes: How they could affect you

We explain the changes to parental leave announced in the Queen's Speech, and what these mean for you.   More »

understanding tax codes Feature 25 July 2012 Understanding tax codes»

Understanding tax codes

Has the amount of money you receive changed, although your salary is the same? Understanding tax codes will help you understand why!   More »

Returning to work Feature 10 January 2013 What to consider before returning to work»

What to consider before returning to work

A step-by-step guide on how to make sure you find your perfect job after having children.   More »

redundancy Feature 23 July 2013 Redundancy: How to protect yourself»

Redundancy: How to protect yourself

Losing your job need not tip you or your family into a financial abyss.   More »