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Universal childcare could bring many mums back into the workforce, suggests poll

Universal childcare could bring many mums back into the workforce, suggests poll

Eighty per cent of mums say universal free childcare would mean they could return to work as they can't afford to now, according to a Workingmums.co.uk poll.…

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Childcare providers limiting fee increases

Childcare providers limiting fee increases

Many childcare providers have been limiting their fee increases, with childminders being the least likely to have increased fees, according to a Department for Education report on childcare.…

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London childcare system 'broken', says report

London childcare system 'broken', says report

London's childcare system is "broken" with 29 of 33 boroughs failing to provide enough childcare for parents working atypical shifts and 23 not having enough provision for two year olds who qualify for free childcare, according to the London Childcare Report from the Family and Childcare Trust.…

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Working mums back shared parental leave

Working mums back shared parental leave

Some 44% of working mums would consider sharing their maternity leave with their partner, according to Workingmums.co.uk annual survey.…

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Chambers of Commerce backs new childcare loan scheme

Chambers of Commerce backs new childcare loan scheme

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is calling on any incoming government to establish a Childcare Contribution Scheme, which supports workers to manage the cost of childcare and helps businesses to retain talented workers.…

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