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How To Get A Tax Refund For Working From Home

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Many of us have found ourselves sent to work from home this year whilst employers can create a safer office environment for us to return to. You may be able to claim tax relief for some of the bills you have to pay because you have to work at home on a regular basis. You […] Read more…

You’re Entitled To 18 Weeks Unpaid Parental Leave

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Monday morning school runs feeling like a struggle? Your children growing up too quickly and you just need them to slow down so you can savour their “littleness” for a little while longer? Got a poorly kid and need to be by their side rather than rely on relatives? Did you know that employees in the […] Read more…

13 Non-Pay Benefits To Ask About At Interview

I’m sick of seeing so many job adverts where I know I could do the job but they say “Salary Competitive”. This is not a salary! Job applications require time, effort, research, travel to interviews, a new outfit, emotional investment. To not even know what might be offered is absurd. But would you feel confident […] Read more…

Grandparents Get £250 A Year For Offering Childcare

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Do your parents help with childcare so you can go out to work? If so, then make sure they’re not one of the tens of thousands of grandparents missing out on a benefit to ensure they’re not short changed. What is it? Introduced in April 2011, the Specified Adult Childcare National Insurance Credits is aimed mostly […] Read more…