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Parents and carers | Wednesday 26th February 2020
Britain’s parents are paying 5% more for childcare for the under-twos than they were one year ago, according to Coram Family and Childcare’s 20th annual Childcare Survey published today. The survey finds that parents have been hit by childcare costs rising well ahead of inflation, and are now paying an average of £131.61 per week, or over £6,800 per year, for a part-time nursery place.
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.