There are specific legal requirements regarding the employment of children under school leaving age. These are described in the documents below which you can download in PDF format. There are separate guides for young people, parents and employers. There is also a single page poster aimed at young people.
You can also download below our special edition newsletter from July 2008 which was dedicated to child employment issues.
You can find additional advice for parents of children employed in the show business and entertainment industry in the last download listed below. Further guidance on this particular type of employment is available.
You can also contact the Child Employment Office for more information on all matters relating to child employment.