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Part-time work for mums can pay its way

Just because you can only work family-friendly hours as a parent, that doesn't mean you cannot have a successful and fulfilling part-time career. A new study has shown that senior roles in the workplace are not just availabl...

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...

Rise in number of dads in part-time work

The economic downturn has forced many families to look at alternative ways of bringing in enough money to make ends meet. A new study has shown that the number of men forced to settle for part-time work because they're unabl...

What to consider before returning to work

Returning to work after taking time off to raise a family is never easy – but don’t let it frighten you! Here’s a simple...

Stay-at-home mums ‘a dying breed’

The traditional housewife caring for her brood is fast becoming a dying tableaux of family life, as financial struggles are forcing growing numbers of mums to go back to work. That is according to employment minister Chris Grayli...

Tax credit changes ‘don’t make policy sense’

Many of us parents work on a part-time basis in order to juggle family commitments with our duties to our employers. And now those of us who are in part-time roles could receive a benefits boost in the weeks to come,as Labour ha...

How to teach your teens to pay for themselves

Teenage wants are notoriously expensive. But pleasing them doesn’t have to mean haemorrhaging your bank account! Here are some tips to make it work...

Are you settling for part-time work?

Part-time roles can help new mums to gently ease themselves back into the workplace after a period of time off. However, for those of us who rely on longer hours to support our families, part-time opportunities may not always be ...

Part-time work – the best of both worlds?

While many working mothers dream of being stay-at-home mums, research has suggested the reality is not perhaps quite as idyllic as it seems. Mums trying to juggle work and parenting may envy those who can be at home with their k...

How many work hours are you putting in?

Many of us are working extended hours to provide for our families during these difficult economic times, so it might not come as a complete surprise to learn that the average UK full-time employee works more than an hour longer a week th...