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ACAS have very clear information for maternity and parenting issues. They produce easy to understand free leaflets on all major issues relating to work, benefits, entitlement etc. You can also telephone them and ask for advice.
Your options when choosing childcare, plus help when paying.
The Scottish commission for the regulation of care.
Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) encourages the improvement of social care, early years and social services by regulating, inspecting and reviewing, and by providing professional advice to Ministers and policy makers.
This is a really good site to find out what are the tax breaks and benefits you as a parent have a right to receive.
Gives advice and guidance on all areas of maternity and family issues you can also get a personalised statement of the maternity leave and pay that you may qualify for, also an interactive calendar to help you plan your maternity leave. It also gives advice on issues such as parental leave.
Covers all issues relating to maternity and parenting and also gives clear advice about eligibility requirements to request flexible working.
Whether it's a last minute panic, or an anticipated gap in childcare, Emergency Childcare provides the choices that parents want. Start your FREE trial and access emergency nannies, nurseries and childminders, when you need them most.
The Family and Childcare Trust is the leading charity, campaigning for affordable childcare for all.
The Fatherhood Institute's vision is a society that gives all children a strong and positive relationship with their father and any father-figures; supports both mothers and fathers as earners and carers; and prepares boys and girls for a future shared role in caring for children.
Information and guidance: about tax and NICs exemptions on childcare or childcare vouchers.
Inspiring Maths and English tuition for children aged 4 -11 years old in convenient locations. The Learning Factor has the expertise and resources to create courses set to each child's personal goal, whilst working in conjunction with the increasing demands of the National Curriculum.
Helping you meet nearby families to share the costs of childcare. Get in touch with families in your local area with similar childcare needs, so that together you can share, save money and get the childcare you need.
The governing and regulatory body for all nurseries and childminders in England and Wales.
The Professional Association of Childcare and Early Years (PACEY - formerly NCMA) believes every child should reach their full potential. They work with registered childminders and nannies, as well as other individuals and organisations to ensure families in every community in England and Wales have access to high quality home-based childcare, play, learning and family support.
Payingforcare.co.uk is an impartial and comprehensive consumer website providing information on all aspects of care funding including local authority assessments, charity helplines and access to professional, properly qualified financial advice.
My Family Care's pack for HR professionals provides help, advice, and ideas on what other companies are doing, before the new Shared Parental Leave legislation comes into effect.
Maternity Alliance gives advice to pregnant women and new parents.
Useful eldercare sites
Age Concern and Help the Aged are now Age UK. Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish. They aim to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.
Information on funded nursing homes: Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care professionals.
Public services all in one place: Carer Attendance Allowance.
Independent Age is a national charity working with older people, their families and carers to get the best care and support. They provide personalised, in-depth advice and information.
The Government has set up The Pension Service, which is part of the Department for Work and Pensions. It has been set up to improve the service you receive, whether you are already a pensioner or are planning for your retirement, no matter how far off it might be.