New research carried out by the Trussel Trust has found that half of children receiving food banks are aged 5-11 and rely on this to get by, revealing how close to crisis families actually are. Operating over 420 food banks nationally, the trust has revealed that 67, 500 emergency food supplies were given to […]
There are mixed feelings of anticipation and anxiousness amongst nursery providers as we approach the launch date of the 30 hours free childcare scheme with the issue of funding being the top concern among nursery providers.  Research carried out by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) has found that some nurseries are closing ahead of […]
What is 30 hours free childcare? What is 30 hours free childcare? Many working parents of 3 and 4 year old’s will be eligible to apply for the 30 hours free childcare scheme due to launch in September 2017.  The government has already run successful pilot schemes in nurseries across 12 different regions in England. […]
Cuts to bereavement benefit that supports single parents adjusting to single parent life after losing their partner will see thousands left with financial worries at a time when they need support the most. As of the 6th April the announced cuts will see parents receiving payments for 18 months. Previously the payment lasted a maximum […]
  Statistics state that up to 25 per cent of all Brits facing an eating disorder, may be male. If, in the past, anorexia nervosa and bulimia were often labelled as ‘female disorders’, these days, more males (from as young as 12 years of age or even younger) are being diagnosed with these and other […]
  By the time your little one needs to see the dentist, they may have already heard horror stories from friends about the things that take place on that oddly shaped chair – everything from drilling to the suction device and metallic equipment invading one’s sense of space and sometimes instilling a sense of fear […]

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