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Staycation campaign proves unsuccessful

We all love a great holiday abroad with our family, so it's perhaps little wonder the Government's stay-cation campaign is emerging as a bit of a flop. An estimated £3 million has been spent on the Holiday at Home adve...

Queen’s Speech: The family issues

With the UK recently slipping back into recession, families across the country turned their attentions to the Queen's Speech on Wednesday in a bid to find out how the Government intends to take the UK forward. So what were t...

Cameron: Right-to-buy for ‘hard workers’

If you are one of the many who want to buy their own home but cannot afford to do so, have you considered taking advantage of some of the best help available in years? The Government recently unveiled plans to increase discounts ...

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,...

TUC – Government is ‘female unfriendly’

Many mums find it understandably hard to ease themselves back into full-time employment after giving birth to a child. And now new research has warned that a large number of females are having trouble even finding well-paid, part...

Government ‘in disarray’ over child benefit

The government has been criticised in some quarters for seemingly back-pedalling on plans to strip better-off families of child benefit. The plans would see couples with at least one parent earning more than £42,745 a year - the...

Young families given help to buy their homes

Young parents up and down the country have struggled to make that all-important first step onto the property ladder this year, with high mortgage deposits taking their toll. However, some slightly more positive news might now be ...

Parents wait for last-minute pension talks

Losing precious annual leave or wages is a nightmare for anyone in the current financial climate. But this was the reality for many mums and dads recently as the public sector strikes caused widespread disruption and forced peop...

Getting mums back to work helps everyone

Are you struggling to work out how you're going to juggle your work commitments with your new-found parental responsibilities? While many of us have trouble meeting the costs of nursery schooling for our young ones, the Inst...

Childcare vouchers ‘would save £2,000 a year’

If you and your partner are struggling to make ends meet as working parents thanks to the high cost of childcare,take solace in the fact that the Government is being urged to do more to help folk like you. Nora Smith from the Em...