Female Employment

On Childcare, Tax Breaks for Nannies Can't Be the Answer

James Plunkett | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics
James Plunkett

In its simplest form, making childcare tax deductible would be a tax break for nannies. It would give higher rate taxpayers twice as big a benefit as basic rate taxpayers and would give most of all to those who can already afford to spend the most.

Can Deregulation Fix Britain's Childcare Challenge

Vidhya Alakeson | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Politics
Vidhya Alakeson

At the start of this week Conservative MP, Elizabeth Truss, published her proposals for reducing the high costs of childcare in Britain. At the heart of her proposals is a drive to reduce regulation on the childcare industry.