Children in employment

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: Thinking of getting a part time job leaflet

Download: Worcestershire County Council Byelaws Child Employment

Download: Working Time Regulations