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Taking on an Assistant

(4 Posts)
MrsFluffleHasAWuffle Thu 14-Aug-08 09:48:07

How does this work? How does it benefit you? What do you pay them, and how?

KatyMac Thu 14-Aug-08 13:28:59

Well, when I started I worked with DH - in order for DH to have Dr's appointments & to go shopping we took on an assistant

Then we had an extension so we could have more children, so we took on more assistants/childminders

We can now have up to 9 under 5's, plus up to 3 other minded children - I have employed up to about 8 people at a time

Now of course I have no children 4 employees & I'm going bust

eleanorsmum Thu 14-Aug-08 14:01:11

katy can you help me here at all? I think i need to employ an assisstant but for one day a week and then odd days. is this likely, possible or allowed? thansk

busymum1 Thu 14-Aug-08 19:49:08

just been granted variation for 3 years to have 2 under 1 mindees ds2 today and 2yr old mindee as well as mindee age 6 and dd1 age 6 so all you can do is ask I emailed them they emailed me form I emailed back as long as you can put signature on email maybe quicker

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