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Parents face fines as 'inaccessible' website leaves them unable to pay for childcare

Parents signed up to the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme say they can't access cash saved to pay nursery costs

Parents CAN'T take kids on term-time holidays without risking a fine, Supreme Court rules

Justices ruled against Jon Platt, a father who'd refused to pay a fine for taking his daughter out of school

Co-op extends free child funerals to all under-18s

Parents who experience the tragic loss of a child aged 16 or 17 can now benefit from free funeral arrangements

Budget 2017: New tax-free childcare scheme to launch next month – what we know so far

The Tax-Free Childcare scheme which gives eligible families an extra 20% towards childcare costs will launch in April

MP campaigns for child funeral costs to be paid by Government

Labour MP Carolyn Harris believes grieving families should no longer have to pay £1,000s to lay their children to rest

Have you been missing out on tax credits for your disabled child? You could be owed £1,000s

Thousands of households entitled to refund from the Government after missing out on tax credits for disabled children

Blue Peter badge winners to lose free entry to Merlin attractions from next year

Legoland Windsor, Chessington World of Adventures and dozens of other attractions will be withdrawn from the scheme

Flying with kids on Ryanair? From next month you MUST pay £4 for an allocated seat

From next month Ryanair is forcing passengers with travelling young children to pay a £4 seat reservation fee

ParentPay promises to fix school payments chaos – what to expect from the latest revamp

School payments website ParentPay expects to complete a second major overhaul of the site next month

School dinners chaos after parents caught out by revamp of ParentPay system

An overhaul of school payment system ParentPay has caused mass confusion among many of the 2 million parents who use it

Halifax chalks a third off kids' savings interest rate

Young savers who open a Halifax Kids' Regular Saver account are no longer able to secure a 6% interest rate

Schools urged to provide more affordable uniforms

Parents should be able to buy school uniforms at the best possible price, the Competition and Markets Authority says

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