The government are soon to double the amount of free childcare available to eligible families. The childcare entitlement applies for children aged three and four, as well as most disadvantaged two-year olds. This initiative is to incentivise parents to return to work, or increase their working hours and not feel the pressure of having to support additional childcare costs.

setting-smart-business-goalsJanuary is a great month for renewed focus and motivation. So why not take the opportunity to plan ahead and set new goals? With the busy festive season behind us, and half of the winter (hopefully) out of the way, there is now an open space to think about what you want to achieve this year, and then take action. Setting SMART goals is the key to success.