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Kids Pass – Your Golden Ticket For Half Term!

Are your little ones about to break up for the holidays? If so, you NEED a Kids Pass! With a Kids Pass, you can enjoy so many amazing discounts and perks over a wide range of restaurants, cinemas, theme parks, play centres and bowling alleys nationwide. Right now, you can become a Kids Pass member […]

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You Can Be PROSECUTED For Taking Your Child On Holiday During Term Time

Parents who take their children out of school during term time for a family holiday can be prosecuted, the Supreme Court ruled today. Unless you get written permission from the headteacher of your child’s school before the holiday, you risk being landed a hefty fine of £60, which rises further to £120 if unpaid after […]

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Specified Adult Childcare credits – When grandparents do the childcare

Specified Adult Childcare credits – When grandparents do the childcare Do you have children under 12? Are the children’s grandparents helping you out with childcare while you go back to work? Then the grandparents could be missing out on thousands of pounds from what is called Specified Adult Childcare Credit. It can be a little confusing but […]

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Petition for childcare for working parents

Petition for childcare for working parents I would love to know your thoughts on this… I have included a link to the petition towards the end of this article if you wish to sign. I seen this last night and it had 20,000 signatures – over night it has got over 50,000 more so it […]

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Should working parents get free childcare?

Should working parents get free childcare? A petition has been started as that is what thousands of parents would like to see. As a working parent myself, I know how hard it can be to juggle childcare and work, especially during school holidays, strike days and when the children are poorly. Luckily I have a […]

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Ofsted urging parents to snap up free nursery places!

Ofsted urging parents to snap up free nursery places! Ofsted are urging parents of disadvantaged two-year-olds to take up places at nurseries for free as they say around 50% of families who are entitled to it either aren’t aware of the government scheme, or aren’t making use of it. 15 free hours of childcare are […]

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