Public sector best for childcare help

• Only a minority of employers offer subsidised childcare to staff.

A survey by Industrial Relations Services shows that, in general, provision
is better in the public sector than the private sector.

As well as those listed, other employers offering help to staff include the
BBC, which has subsidised places and an advice service for staff with childcare
needs.

Education watchdog Ofsted pays 50 per cent of childcare costs while lottery
operator Camelot provides a childcare hotline to help staff make arrangements.

www.irseclipse.co.uk

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