Childcare

Tax Free Childcare – what does it mean for me?

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Financial Planning, Childcare
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Since April 2017 the Government has launched a new system called Tax Free Childcare offering a new form of childcare vouchers and also increased free childcare hours. With so many questions from our clients about the new system, we have decided to look at them in more detail and provide you with a list of ...

How to get a real holiday this year

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Nannies, Holidays, Childcare
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Holidays….relaxing, refreshing, taking a well-earned break…..words that perhaps can be associated with holidays but not when you have children!   Aren’t they simply the same old routines but in a different location and without your usual creature comforts (or washing machine!)?! But they don’t have to be! We all use some f...

Parental Choice collaborates with Northern Trust to offer Tailored Childcare Support

by ParentalChoice
in Press Releases, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits, Childcare, Career
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Parental Choice collaborates with Northern Trust to offer Tailored Childcare Support to help those with childcare responsibilities at Northern Trust’s London office Northern Trust, a leading global financial services organization, is enhancing its support for employees with childcare responsibilities in its London office by partne...

Pensions and Nannies – the facts

by ParentalChoice
in Financial Planning, Childcare
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If you already employ a nanny you will no doubt be aware of the fact all employers must contribute to a pension but for potential nanny employers this might sound like a scary prospect. If you are already an employer you will have probably by now heard when your staging date is i.e. the date ...

The giggle factor….

by ParentalChoice
in Children, Childcare
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Our guest blogger Claire Maskell is back this week talking about the benefits of really laughing with your kids! Let’s admit it, as much as we love our children, they can really know how to push our buttons! It can leave us stressed, agitated and often at the end our tether!! That is why at least once ...

Childcare – more for less

by ParentalChoice
in Childcare
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When I was originally asked to write this article on the theme of “doing more with less”, the first thing that sprang to mind, given that I am a mother of three children, was getting the most you can where childcare is concerned. It’s never been more relevant than now when most families are feeling ...