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Pensions, benefits & rights at work, and tips on work-life balance

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?

How much maternity leave are mothers entitled to, and how is it paid? We answer these questions and more below. In the UK, all...
how much paternity leave are fathers entitled to?

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

How much paternity leave are fathers entitled to in the UK? We answer this question below, as well as answering all your other paternity...
flexible working

Flexible working: What you’re entitled to

Flexible working doesn’t just benefit employees and their families. Most employers now realise it also makes good business sense. They keep their experienced, trained-up...
family friendly work

Family-friendly work

Finding work that doesn’t compromise the family can seem impossible. You want to be there for the children, plus you need time to keep...
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NEST pensions: What they mean for you

Just to make the whole pension issue even more complicated – there is a massive new piece of legislation coming over the hill.  You...
return to work after maternity leave

Do I have to return to work after maternity leave?

If you have a new baby or are expecting, work is probably the last thing on your mind, and you may not want to...
how to work from home

How to work from home: Your employment rights

Working from home can be a godsend when you’re a mum. You can flex around nap times and school hours, plus you save time...
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Flexible working: How you can find the right job

For most parents flexible working is the only way to juggle a career and family life, but we know that finding the right role...
childcare vouchers

How do childcare vouchers work?

With nursery costs rocketing, childcare vouchers could save your family around £1,800 per year. So if you're wondering - 'how do childcare vouchers work?'...

How to ask for flexible working – and get it!

Flexible working is something that all parents have the right to request of their employers – but while employers must consider flexible working requests,...
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