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Child benefit: it just doesn’t add up!

Now, I was never brilliant at maths at school, but the figures for the recently announced child benefit cuts just don’t seem to add...

Child benefit Q&A

New child benefit rules will affect many families with children, but most of us are finding the changes hard to get our head around....

Splitting up doesn’t mean child benefit changes

New research suggests that relationship difficulties leading to a split won't necessarily have a negative or positive impact on family economics, or be affected by benefit changes. Politicians from all parties previously bel...

Families braced for child benefit changes

Welfare benefit has been a staple part of most families' weekly budget for years, but now households across the UK are preparing for child benefit changes that could force us to rearrange the way we use our money. After ...

Child benefit changes explained

Child benefit is a tax free payment that can be a big boost to the family budget. You can claim it for each of...

How to hold on to your child benefit

More than one million families are set to lose some or all of their child benefit after changes announced in the budget. At the moment,...

Budget 2012: Case studies – meet the winners and losers

Let’s face it, trying to absorb the Chancellor’s full hour-long speech, working out what it will mean specifically to us and our families is...

Budget 2012: Child benefit changes are softened

Families have been fretting over the Government's plans to reform the child benefit system for months, with the proposals throwing up a range of...

Child benefit plans could be changed, Clegg hints

Plans to axe child benefit for higher rate taxpayers have provoked outrage and left many families worried. But the Deputy Prime Minister has hinted that the plans may be changed. Nick Clegg told BBC Breakfast that the Government ...

MP slams plans to cut child benefit

Child benefit gives mums and dads vital support,and without it many would struggle. But now the Government is planning to means test it - an idea which an MP says is "absurd". As it stands, parents receive £20.30 a we...