Early years workers ‘earning £5 per hour’ as low pay and long hours threaten sector

As many as one in eight early years workers earn less than £5 per hour, a damning new report by the government’s Social Mobility Commission shows.

The research, carried out by the Education Policy Institute (EPI), warns that low pay, high workloads and a lack of career development across the sector risk having a serious impact on care and education services for under-fives.

Read the full report on this link to Children & Young People Now

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