Many children enjoy getting a part-time job. This could include being a waitress or waiter, working in a shop, a paper round or working in the family business.
Here you can find information about the law, how to apply for a work permit and advice on the sort of work a child can do.
It is important that a child has a work permit. Without a work permit a child will be working illegally and without insurance.
Find out more information
Child Employment downloads
Download: Application for employment permit form
Download: Child employment factsheet
Download: Working Time Regulations