Childcare

Childcare benefits are among the most important that an employee can offer, to help employees with children to balance their work and family life.

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


Staff benefits and allowances 2009: childcare vouchers top the list

1 Sep 2009

Childcare vouchers are the most commonly offered benefit by employers, according to research from Personnel Today‘s paid-for sister service XpertHR.The...

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Almost one in four bosses would cut all benefits

13 Jul 2009

When asked which staff benefit they would like to remove if they could, almost a quarter of company directors opted...

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Childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice during maternity leave: The true cost of childcare vouchers

9 Jul 2009

Employers are facing up to far higher childcare voucher costs than they anticipated, but lack of government clarification means confusion...

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Salary sacrifice and childcare benefits: legal Q&A

9 Jul 2009

Employers remain confused about whether they are required pick up the bill for childcare voucher schemes when their employees go...

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Childcare vouchers: High price to pay

6 Jul 2009

Employers are facing up to far higher childcare voucher costs than they anticipated - but just where do they stand on this contentious issue? John Charlton reports.

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Employers concerned about childcare voucher costs

3 Jul 2009

Employers are getting cold feet about providing childcare vouchers for all 52 weeks of maternity leave, according to the British...

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Maternity rules: doing it your way

12 Jun 2009

Steve Herbert, head of benefits strategy at Origen, looks at one of the potential problems for HR professionals raised by...

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Childcare vouchers and maternity leave

10 Jun 2009

The Maternity and Parental Leave Regulations were amended in 2008 to comply with a European ruling in a case brought...

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You at Work partners with Barclays

28 Apr 2009

Integrated employee benefits and childcare voucher provider You at Work has partnered with Barclays Commercial Bank.The distribution deal will give...

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Busy Bees upgrades its technology

28 Apr 2009

Childcare voucher provider Busy Bees is to embark on a major technology investment programme. Busy Bees Childcare Vouchers, which manages...

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Care vouchers most popular benefit with comp and bens managers

28 Apr 2009

Almost two-thirds of those responsible for benefits and rewards provision polled in an exclusive survey for Reward & Benefits Today...

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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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