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Government to invest £2m a year in childcare

Government to invest £2m a year in childcare

The Government is to invest £2m a year in childcare to help women back to work. …

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Benefits of free nursery places questioned

Benefits of free nursery places questioned

Free nursery places for three-year-olds brings no lasting educational benefits and helps only a small number of women into work, according to two studies.…

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50% of women would consider not having children due to risk to career, says survey

50% of women would consider not having children due to risk to career, says survey

Half of women believe that having a baby poses such a risk to their career that they would consider remaining childless, new research from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has found. …

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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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