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Help for Self Employed

Here are some useful links for self-employed, and these links offer guidance on how to access financial help from the Government. Self Employment & Universal Credit https://www.gov.uk/self-employment-and-universal-credit Employment & Support Allowance https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance Covid-19 Small Business Government Grant https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-get-the-government-3000-coronavirus-grant-2549866/ Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-apply-for-a-coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-2549863/ Citizen’s Advice…

Help with childcare costs

Help with childcare costs There is financial help available to pay for childcare; this help depends on family circumstances including how much the family earns, whether they are in work or returning to work, and the age of the children. Help is available for all children…

Helpful information when choosing a Childminder

Here are some key facts and items to consider when looking to use a childminder.

Holiday clubs and playschemes

Holiday clubs and playschemes Note: Breakfast and after school clubs might be running at a reduced capacity, or might not be running at the present time due to COVID-19 / Coronavirus. Contact the yoru child's school or provider directly for more information. These can offer a…

Holiday playschemes

Holiday clubs and playschemes Note: Breakfast and after school clubs might be running at a reduced capacity, or might not be running at the present time due to COVID-19 / Coronavirus. Contact the yoru child's school or provider directly for more information. These can offer a…

Home Learning Packs

See the link to useful resources below:

Home learning resources

School age children Schools organised some online learning resource packs and will contact you directly to support your child’s learning. In addition to this, please find below home learning resources for school age children. Summary of learning at home resources for your child Home schooling? Here…

Housing

Drawn by Nico, age 6 Supported Housing Refers to accommodation and support provided by organisations with expertise in supporting people to improve their life skills and opportunities. A referral for supported housing for the young person will need be made via the care management team…

How can you safeguard children from sexting?

More and more children and teens are engaging in or being affected by sexting. With moreyoung people having access to phones and social media accounts, it is becoming easier forthem to send and receive explicit messages and images. There has been a rise in the…

How much does a childminder cost?

You will need to negotiate hours, terms and conditions with your childminder. Rates may vary.  Sometimes hourly rates for children attending school are higher than those for the under 5s. Childminders can offer flexible rates, and can accept employers’ childcare vouchers.