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Synonyms for childcare

a service involving care for other people's children

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However, if he or she increases the hours above that level, the family income falls off as the combination of childcare costs and withdrawn support through the tax credit system bites into earnings.
We believe there are few more important decisions we make than those involving how we juggle work and childcare and with Wales facing some of the highest childcare costs in the world it is becoming increasingly difficult for parents to make work pay for their families.
(1) The scarcity of paid maternity leave may help explain why coupled mothers of newborns in the United States are often pressured to leave the labor force, or "opt out," to spend more time on childcare. (2) However, fathers do not appear to fit this pattern.
Coventry has a huge shortage of early-years childcare provision - and there are fears it could be freezing parents out of work.
According to analysis from charity Save the Children, a parent with a three- or four-year-old who usually receives 30 free hours of childcare could face an increase of between PS530 and PS832 during the summer holidays.
Officially opening a three-day children's rights convention in Gaborone recently, SOS Botswana director Mr Motshwari Kitso said it was also important for national civil society organisations to come together and coordinate childcare services.
CHECK IF YOU NEED TO PAY FOR CHILDCARE EVERY parent in the UK can get funded childcare for all three to four-year-olds.
To be eligible, you must be: paying for Ofsted (or equivalent) childcare for an under-12 (under-17 if he or she is disabled); working and earning PS131+ a week - for couples, both must earn this.
Since September 2017, some parents have been able to apply for an extra 15 hours a week - bringing their total amount of free childcare up to 30 hours.
The scheme - whichclosed to new registrants on 4th October 2018- allows parents to buy childcare vouchers pre-tax, as part of a salary sacrifice scheme.
MORE than one in every three parents rely on informal childcare to cut costs, new figures have revealed.
CHESHIRE West and Chester Council has highlighted the benefits of government schemes to help working parents with childcare costs.
The Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill that Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed added $2.4 billion to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), which provides block grants to states to administer childcare assistance to low-income working families.
Our recent analysis shows that childcare costs have rocketed by 52% per week since 2008 for families with a full-time and a part-time working parent.