Parliamentarians show their support for Family Friendly Week and share their favourite family recipe
The Family and Childcare Trust’s London Childcare Report is the most detailed study to date on childcare in the capital, analysing childcare provision and costs, free childcare places, and whether London boroughs are meeting the childcare needs of working parents.
A childcare postcode lottery awaits parents of the 650,000 children starting school this week
A fifth (17 per cent) of parents had to call in sick last year in order to manage childcare during the six week summer holiday. A further 12 per cent of parents had been forced to give up their jobs entirely due to a lack of childcare.