Being a working parent is challenging at the best of times - school hours just don’t fit with a 9 to 5 and finding wrap-around care can be a struggle. Arrangements get even more tricky during the school holidays.
Students are also having a tough time, with spiralling university costs, zero-hour contracts and minimum wage that can be as low as £5.30 an hour.
This got us thinking… what if parents could hire intelligent local students to look after their children, paying them a fair wage? And what if these parents could act as career mentors for the students they hire? It’s a win-win situation.