Childcare

Families who hire cleaners, babysitters and cooks could benefit from a new tax break proposal aimed at getting women back
Mothers returning to work after having a baby are being forced into accepting lower paid, part-time jobs, a recent study
A leading fostering and adoption charity is reaching out for more carers for older children, as they fear they're gradually
More than one in 50 babies has a birth defect - almost double the previous estimate, according to the most comprehensive
Female unemployment is set to rise once again in Wednesday's mornings official figures, according to predictions from the
With debts equalling almost half of their yearly income, cash-strapped families are being forced to make drastic cut-backs
Up to 140,000 two-year-olds from poor homes could benefit from plans to extend free nursery education, ministers have claimed
An additional 80,000 low income families are to be eligible for help with meeting the costs of childcare under plans announced
When it comes to adoption, it is clear that decisions need to be made in a focussed, timely and effective way at every stage of a child's journey.
Behind every working mum is a team of ten helpers dubbed, ‘Team Mum,’ a survey has revealed. Modern working mothers admit