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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…

£7.50 Sainsbury’s Summer Holiday Childcare

Sainsbury's summer holiday childcare

Sainsbury’s have launched an incredible summer holiday activity club for 2019 for only £7.50 a day with lunch included! Who is eligible? Your child or children need to be aged between 5 years and 15 years old. What times does it cover? The Active Days run from 8am – 4pm. Not entirely perfect childcare hours […] Read more…

5 Ways To Earn A Side Income When You Have Kids

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Committing to a “proper job” can be really tough when you have children. Regular hours on a contract just simply isn’t practical sometimes, especially if it would mean paying for expensive childcare but not working can be equally tough. I’ve been there myself. When my first maternity leave started and my normal full time income […] Read more…