Sector leaders vow to oppose relaxation of childcare ratios

Early years leaders have hit out at rumoured government plans to relax childcare ratios. According to the Telegraph, ministers are looking at implementing changes allowing each childminder to look after more...

Early years services

Action for Children has published a report looking at the experience of parents using early years services in England. Findings from a survey of more than 2,000 parents of 0 to 5-year-olds between June and...

UK failing on childcare, finds survey of over 20,000 working parents

Tens of thousands of working parents say the government is failing them with inadequate childcare policies that leave them financially crippled, stymied in their careers and desperate for radical change...

Category - Early Years

Early years services

Action for Children has published a report looking at the experience of parents using early years services in England. Findings from a survey of more than 2,000 parents of 0 to 5-year-olds between June and July 2021, found that: 82% said they had...

Early years

The Sutton Trust in partnership with the Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust have published a report looking at the inequality in access to early education and childcare for three- and four-year-olds in England. Currently government funding is available...