I’m going to take some time off work to look after my children. What effect will this have on my contributions for the State pension?
Under the Homemaker’s Scheme, time you spend out of the workforce caring for children or a person with a disability can be disregarded when calculating your entitlement for a State Pension (Contributory).
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