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  • Some good news on childcare. But it’s complicated.

    By Will Hadwen, Legal Adviser in the Working Families helpline team We have noted previously on this blog how childcare costs are soaring as a proportion of family income, making it harder for parents to see the benefit of extra hours of work. Well, there’s some good news. But it’s complicated. In the recent Budget, […]

  • Mind the gap: the national shortfall in childcare supply

    By Richard Dunstan, Policy & Parliamentary Campaigns Officer In recent months, barely a week has gone by without the announcement of new research or survey findings on the ever-rising cost of childcare. In January, it was Mumsnet and the Resolution Foundation, with joint research revealing that the high cost of childcare is a barrier to work […]