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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...

Government urged to rethink austerity plan

Parents and their families will be hit by a sluggish economy and high unemployment for the next 10 years if the government does not rethink its current austerity plan, shadow chancellor Ed Balls has warned. Government cuts mean t...

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...

Clegg defends Government on unemployment

Many parents have been hit by unemployment recently, with redundancies notably taking their toll on public sector workers. But Nick Clegg, the Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister, has insisted that the latest rise i...

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...

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 ...

Slash working week to create family time

If your working week leaves you with little time for anything else you may be pleased to hear the recommendations of a new thinktank report. The New Economics Foundation (NEF) said that the economy could be given a leg-up by us a...

How long would you cope financially if off sick?

We're all guilty of moaning about work every now and again, but have you ever thought about how you'd get by money-wise without it? Many of us have taken steps to protect our families against prolonged illness - by buil...