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  • Published: 15 August 2009
  • ISBN: 9780091924263
  • Imprint: Vermilion
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $49.99
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The Childcare Bible

The ultimate guide to all forms of childcare: nannies, maternity nurses, au pairs, nurseries, childminders, relatives and babysitters




The essential handbook for all working parents looking for childcare

For single parent families and those with two working parents, organising formal childcare can seem complicated and daunting. How are you to navigate your way through all that’s available, work out what you can afford and plan all this around you or your partner returning to work?

In The Childcare Bible Lucy Martin offers clear, comprehensive guidance. As an ex-solicitor, working mother of three children and owner of a successful nanny-finding business she is excellently placed to give you the best advice on how to negotiate the childcare minefield. Covering all aspects of childcare, The Childcare Bible tells you everything you need to know, including:

- What types of childcare are available and what they each offer
- How to ensure your carer is qualified by explaining the different childcare qualifications available
- What government support you can get and how it works
- How to interview for nannies and what relevant employment law you need to know
- How to decide whether returning to work

  • Pub date: 15 August 2009
  • ISBN: 9780091924263
  • Imprint: Vermilion
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $49.99

About the Author

Lucy Martin

Lucy Martin is an ex-City lawyer and mother of three, who set up her own childcare agency to support women returning to work. She has long been a champion for women's rights and opportunities, and is a passionate believer in enabling women to achieve their full potential. She is currently an ambassador for women in business under the 'Mark You Mark!' scheme and a member of the Small Business Forum, advising government on issues (particularly childcare issues) affecting small businesses. She lives in South-West London with her family. www.childcarebible.co.uk


Praise for The Childcare Bible

“...a very substantial, detailed book. It should answer all your childcare questions and there should be little need to look elsewhere”

Families Online


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