Short-Term/Summer Au Pair

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Short-Term/Summer Au Pair A family’s answer for busy parents over the summer holidays would be to get a Short Term/Summer Au Pair. Give yourself a break and give your kids a great summer experience. From a kid’s perspective, summer is … Continued

Maternity pay and returning to work

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Maternity pay and returning to work Working Rights Maternity pay Although you can take 52 weeks’ maternity leave, you can only receive Statutory Maternity Pay from your employer or Maternity Allowance from the Department for Work and Pensions for 39 … Continued

Top 20 universities 2014

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Top 20 universities 2014: QS World University Rankings 1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2. = Imperial College London (joint 2nd) 2. = University of Cambridge (joint 2nd) 4. Harvard University 5. = University College London (joint 5th) 5. = … Continued

Parents spending more on childcare

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Parents ‘spending more on childcare’ – survey By Patrick Howse BBC News, Education reporter small child being fed Four out of five families used some form of childcare last year Continue reading the main story Related Stories ‘Child care costs … Continued

Childcare costs rise

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Childcare costs rose by 19% in 2013, says website By Patrick Howse BBC News, education reporter Nanny with child The cost of nannies and childminders has soared in the past year, a childcare website says Continue reading the main story … Continued

Parents fear childcare chaos

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Parents fear childcare chaos if schools set term dates By Judith Burns BBC News education reporter School head raps holiday parents Teachers warn of school term ‘chaos’ End of term. Already? Parents fear holiday childcare problems for families with children … Continued

Free childcare places for two-year-olds

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Free childcare places for two-year-olds ‘to double’ Nursery Mr Clegg said the scheme was aimed at “helping the families that need it most” Continue reading the main story Related Stories Nursery ratio climb down confirmed Nursery ratio changes abandoned Nursery … Continued