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Ineffective childcare policies costing taxpayers £1.8 billion

Ineffective childcare policies costing taxpayers £1.8 billion

Ineffective childcare policies stopped more than 300,000 parents returning to work in 2014, costing taxpayers £1.8 billion, according to the annual childcare report of Findababysitter.com.…

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Parents of disabled children want to work

Parents of disabled children want to work

Some 88% of unemployed parents of disabled children express a strong desire to return to work, according to research by Working Families. …

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Report highlights issues for women on casual contracts

Report highlights issues for women on casual contracts

Women on casual contracts need greater protection around pregnancy discrimination and to protect them according to a new report from the TUC.…

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Childcare costs mean many Scottish parents can't work, says report

Childcare costs mean many Scottish parents can't work, says report

Average childcare costs are unaffordable for many Scottish parents, according to a new report published by Citizens Advice Scotland.…

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Flexible working aids return to work, but many employers still don't offer it, says report

Flexible working aids return to work, but many employers still don't offer it, says report

New parents are more likely to return to work if their job offers flexible working, but a third of new mothers and almost half of new fathers say their employer does not offer flexible working hours, according to new research from the National Childbirth Trust.…

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