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BBCi Parenting
BBCi Parenting website offers practical solutions to help with the challenges of everyday parenting - great features, expert advice, and tips and support from other mums and dads.

Carers UK
Practical information for carers and those supporting them, including employers.

Childcare link
Visit childcare link for National and local childcare information.

Children's Links
A national children's charity committed to improving the quality of children's, young people's and families' life experiences throughout the UK.

Daycare Trust
National childcare charity that promotes high quality affordable childcare for all.

Employers for Childcare
Employers for Childcare is a registered charity and not-for-profit organization, set up to assist working parents by encouraging businesses to invest in employer supported childcare. Our range of innovative services can help all working parents, male and female balance work and family commitments.

Equal Opportunities Commission
Gender statistics for the UK workplace as well as information on legislation, the Equal Pay Task Force and EOC publications.

Gingerbread is the leading support organisation for lone parent families in England and Wales. Site contains information about support for lone parent families.

Inland Revenue
Information on Child Tax Credit & Working Tax Credit.

Kids' Club Network
National campaigning charity that promotes and supports childcare and is an acknowledged authority in the out of school field.

Linking Up
The Linking Up Childcare voucher scheme is a social enterprise established by Children's Links, a national charity that works to build the confidence and self belief of children with social and physical difficulties, enabling them to integrate happily in society.

Le Monde Petit
Le Monde Petit has been established for over 25 years and is registered to care for babies and children aged from 0-8 years

Maternity Alliance
The Maternity Alliance is a national charity which works to improve support for, and end inequality amongst, pregnant women, new parents and babies under one.

National Day Nurseries Association
National Day Nurseries Association is the national membership association of day nurseries in the UK. NDNA is dedicated to the provision, support and promotion of high-quality care and education for the benefit of children, families and communities.

Opportunity Now
Business-led campaign that works with employers to realise the economic potential and business benefits that women at all levels contribute to the workforce.

Ofsted is a non-ministerial government department established under the Education Schools) Act 1992 to take responsibility for the inspection of all schools in England. Its role also includes the inspection of local education authorities, teacher training institutions and youth work. In 2001, Ofsted became responsible for inspecting all 16-19 education and for the regulation of early years childcare, including childminders.

Parents at Work
Organisation providing information for working parents and their employers on employment rights, childcare and flexible working.

Parents Centre
Information and support for parents on how to help with your child's learning, including advice on choosing a school and finding childcare.

Pre-school Learning Alliance
Visit the Pre-school Learning Alliance site, an excellent resource for parents and early years settings.

Princess Royal Trust for Carers (The)
National charity that aims to make life easier for carers to cope by providing information, support and practical help. Runs "Carers Speak Out", a project that publishes qualitative research all types of carers in the UK. Website contains a reading list on caring.

Sure Start Link

Sure Start is the government programme to deliver the best start in life for every child. Including information on early education, childcare, health and family support.

Working Woman Magazine
Formerly called Working Mother Magazine. The results of their annual "Employer of the Year Award" are published online.

Work Smart
The TUC's guide to how individuals can get the best out of work, including information on employee rights at work, keeping well at work and pensions.

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