Family finance

Family finance – dealing with your maternity benefits, tax credits and money matters can be a mind field to negotiate.

Getting to grips with the new Childcare Vouchers

If you’re a working parent, you probably know the most tax efficient way to pay for childcare and the chances are you’re already maximising the benefits available to you. Typical schemes offered by employers are; childcare vouchers (the most popular), [...]


Your maternity: Statutory Maternity Pay explained

Pregnant!!  Excited? Yes.  Anxious? Yes.  Confused?  Absolutely!!  The rules and regulations about maternity leave, maternity pay, paternity leave seem to be in constant flux.  So exactly what is Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and what are you entitled to? What is [...]