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Wednesday, 30 August 2017

MOD Childcare Vouchers

Childcare vouchers are a government initiative designed to help working parents pay for childcare. You can convert part of your salary into vouchers before your usual tax and NI contributions are taken. This means that you only have to pay the tax and NI on what’s left, saving you up to £933 per year.
What’s even better is that both parents can take advantage of the scheme, so you could make a joint saving of up to £1,866 per family! Read the full details....


Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Changes To Childcare Vouchers




Are you prepared for the changes to Childcare Vouchers? In early 2017, the Government is planning to start rolling out Tax-Free Childcare, a new initiative for working parents which will soon replace the current Childcare Voucher Scheme.

If you sign up for Childcare Vouchers before April 2018 you can remain on the scheme, and will be able to choose which is more cost-effective for you and your family.
If you are not currently taking Childcare Vouchers, you should consider joining now to have the choice later when the changes occur. Click Here for more information

Help paying for childcare....



The government is introducing new ways to help parents with childcare costs. 
Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.


RBL: Pedal to Paris Challenge


Whether you cycle in the gym, to work or ride off-road; cycle 460km ‘from London to Paris’ in your own time over the month of September.
It’s free to take part, and the minimum sponsorship is just £50.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Blackfield Primary School Parents Information

Use the following links to find out more.....

Fawley Infant School Information & News Letters





Hampshire School Term Dates 2017-18


Determined programme of school term and holiday dates for county and controlled schools in Hampshire, for the academic year 2017-18 HERE


If you require a printed copy ASK HIVE

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Welfare Communications Everywhere



Welfare Communications Everywhere, or WelComE, provides all UK service personnel deployed on ‘welfare-entitled’ deployments and exercises with publically funded calls, voicemail and internet access.
For any questions regarding the WelComE service, please contact the WelComE Customer Contact Centre (WCCC) for more information (open from Monday - Friday 06:00 to 22:00 (UK)) by emailing customer.support@mywelcome.co.uk




Thursday, 10 August 2017

Enhanced learning credits



The MOD's Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. 

The scheme provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment in each of a maximum of three separate financial years. You are reminded that ELC funding is only available for pursuit of higher level learning i.e. for courses that result in a nationally recognised qualification at Level three or above on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) (England, Northern Ireland and Wales), a Level six or above on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) or, if pursued overseas, an approved international equivalent qualification with an approved learning provider.

Southampton & Marchwood Service Community Guide


Available from HIVE or Read online

Wednesday, 2 August 2017