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Cost of childcare a barrier to parents working

A new report published by the Family and Childcare Trust, alongside Parental Choice, has revealed for the first time that the high cost of childcare is preventing millions of parents from working, with industries who rely on shift work being particularly hit. Currently, over 4.4 million parents (34 percent of all parents with dependent children)…

Government consults on tax-free childcare scheme

A consultation giving more detail on its Tax-free Childcare scheme has been published by the government, who are now asking parents for their views on how one of the biggest government programmes to help working families with childcare costs should be run. The consultation sets out new detail on eligibility for the scheme, including stating that…