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Over half of parents with young children feel lonely, with those on lowest incomes twice as likely to be affectedParents and carers | Wednesday 27th November 2019
New research published today by Coram Family and Childcare has found that over half (56%) of parents with children under five experience loneliness at least some of the time, with twice as many parents on the lowest incomes saying they often feel isolated from others as parents on the highest incomes (33% v 16%).
Parents and carers | Monday 21st October 2019
New research published today (21 October) by Coram Family and Childcare has revealed the impact of high childcare costs on new mothers’ decisions about returning to work, finding that women who live in the country’s most expensive areas for childcare are significantly less likely to return to work part time after maternity leave than women who live in areas where childcare is cheaper.
Parents and carers | Friday 2nd August 2019
There are significant gaps in the assessment, preparation and support for special guardians according to a new review, led by CoramBAAF, which calls for urgent reform across a number of priority areas to better support carers and children.
New Coram Family and Childcare report finds working parents facing holiday childcare bill of up to £800Parents and carers | Tuesday 16th July 2019
Holiday childcare prices have risen by 3% in Britain since last summer, bringing the average parents now pay for one week of holiday childcare to £138 – more than double the price parents pay for after-school clubs during term time.
Today, the Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, published the Childhood Vulnerability in England 2019 report.
Parents and carers | Thursday 6th June 2019
Nearly two in three local authorities in London do not have enough childcare to meet the demand from parents and carers of 5-11 year olds according to research published today by Coram Family and Childcare, supported by Trust for London.