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3 Ways To Get Help With Childcare Costs

Childcare is one of those astronomical expenses that we don't really consider until we start to need it. At which point, we gasp for...

Childcare costs rise by £5 per week

How much are you paying for childcare? Does it feel like a never ending drain on your purse? You’re not alone. Last year alone, the...

Are you spending four months’ salary just on childcare?

Are you spending four months' worth of wages on childcare alone? That's what a recent survey has revealed -  a whole 17 weeks of...

Fancy £1 an hour childcare?

Bankers, businessmen, trade unions and economists don’t often agree on much, but representatives from all of these groups agree on one thing: mothers need...

Grandparents saving £2,000 in childcare

UK grandparents are helping families save £1,888 each year in childcare costs by regularly looking after their grandchildren. RIAS, the over 50s insurance provider, said this equates to £11 billion each year in childcare '...

Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit – the basics!

Tax credits provide families with important extra income.  It is easy to check what you are entitled to and put in a claim.  Just...

Parents: Have your say on childcare costs

With rising prices, government cuts and a reduction in the number of places available, many of us are increasingly in need of help with childcare costs. The Labour party calls this a "triple whammy" for families and say...

A quarter of your income on childcare costs?

The challenge of holding down a job whist tending to our young families is a difficult one at the best of times, and it is being made harder by ever-rising childcare costs. And now a report has revealed that it is families in som...

Help with childcare costs ‘essential’ for many

The money problems associated with trying to hold down a job whilst making sure our young ones get all the love and support they need are hardly new - in fact, families have required help with childcare costs for decades. But per...

Help with childcare costs – how do you manage?

Affordable childcare can be hard to come by and we've all had times when we could really welcome some help with childcare costs. So speculative research predicting more and more grandparents will be providing childminding su...