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Covid-19 information for parents: children, childcare and schools

Covid-19 information for parents: children, childcare and schools

This page was last updated on 08/01/21 and will continue to be updated as and when things change. Many parents have questions about the government's Covid guidance, specifically around what is and isn't allowed for their children during this time. Here, we...

Parents: before requesting furlough, consider childcare

Parents: before requesting furlough, consider childcare

Parents have spent this weekend to review how they are going to cope with the coming weeks of lockdown. Many are considering requesting to be furloughed. What are my furlough rights? The Government has said that parents have the right to request furlough for...

7 tips to keep Covid-secure when having people work in your home

7 tips to keep Covid-secure when having people work in your home

Although many people in the UK have just entered another lockdown, the government has announced that those who work in other people’s homes (e.g. cleaners, nannies & tradespeople) are allowed to continue under the new restrictions. This is a huge relief...

What does the new Covid vaccine mean for children?

What does the new Covid vaccine mean for children?

Since the end of 2020, we've been hearing more about the different types of Covid vaccine that are being reviewed and distributed. Vaccines by Pfizer / BioNTech and Oxford University / AstraZeneca are now approved for use in the UK and the government has set...

10 Great Christmas Cards Kids Can Make

10 Great Christmas Cards Kids Can Make

Although Christmas 2020 is going to be a strange one, getting the kids to make Christmas cards at home is a wonderful activity to keep the kids busy when there isn't much else going on! Particularly if your usual festive plans aren't going ahead and you're...