Work, families and childcare


Find your next job

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We're thrilled to announce the launch of Mumsnet Jobs. Need a work role that fits around your family, or returning to the workplace after a career break? Search for your dream role now.

Maternity, paternity and parental leave: your rights

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It's a simple truth that, for parents (and women in particular), balancing work and family life is complicated. Get the lowdown on maternity, paternity and parental rights in the workplace. 


Tax-Free Childcare scheme

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If you're a working parent, find out how you'll be affected by the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme, how it will work and when it will come into force.

Child benefit changes

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More than 1 million families are affected by changes to the child benefit system that will result in them losing their benefit altogether, or having their payments reduced. Are you affected? 


Working parents: your rights

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Maternity and paternity leave, breastfeeding at work, flexible working: info on your rights if you're a working parent.

Work issues

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If you need advice or just a good old moan, MN Talk is the place for working through (ahem) concerns about juggling your family and job.


Self-employment

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Thinking of going it alone and working for yourself? Entrepreneur Alex Ritchie shares some of her top tips for starting your own business.

Last updated: 18-May-2015 at 3:17 PM