Nursery provision

Childcare vouchers are a popular employer-provided benefit, while some employers operate a workplace nursery.

These sorts of benefits are essential to help employees with children to balance their work and family life.

Covid-19: One in five parents treated unfairly at work

Approximately 2.6 million parents feel they have been treated less fairly at work because of their childcare responsibilities since the...

Schools to close from Friday until further notice

18 Mar 2020

All schools in the UK will close from Friday until further notice in order to slow the spread of the...

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Quarter of women leave for another employer after career break

11 Mar 2020

A quarter of mothers do not return to the same employer after maternity leave because they feel the organisation’s practices...

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Tax-Free Childcare failing to attract working families

18 Feb 2019

Take-up of the government's Tax-Free Childcare benefit has been much slower than anticipated, official figures have shown.

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Single parents are largest underutilised talent pool in UK

30 Nov 2018

Single parents are the most underutilised major pool of talent in the UK, with almost 200,000 unemployed, according to a...

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Top 10 HR questions January 2018: TUPE consultations

2 Feb 2018

Employees transferring to a new employer in a TUPE situation have the right to be consulted, but the rules on...

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Government accelerates free childcare plans

1 Jun 2015

David Cameron announced today that the Government will bring forward its plan to double free childcare for working parents.

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Employers advised to help employees save money with childcare voucher benefits before April 6th tax changes

23 Mar 2011

HR needs to ensure parents sign up for childcare vouchers before April 6th’s tax exemption rates changes.  The difference between...

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Top Employers for Working Families 2010 Finalists Announced

20 Aug 2010

Forty-four outstanding UK organisations have been shortlisted across 9 categories in the 2010 Top Employers for Working Families Awards.The awards, organised...

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Typical full-time nursery care costs £7,400 a year

8 Feb 2006

The cost of sending a child to a nursery in the UK has risen by more than 25% in five years, according to a survey by national childcare charity Daycare Trust.

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Nursery chain set to open service to British parents

25 Jul 2000

A leading provider of workplace nurseries in the US has entered the UK market by acquiring a London-based nursery chain.Bright...

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