A change in flexible working & childcare support is long overdue. With many parents demanding a more flexible approach to work-life, and the clear benefits to both employers and employees, it is time to normalise flexible working practices. Forward-thinking companies need to lead the way and answer the calls for flexible working. A...Continue reading
In our first annual working parent survey, we assessed attitudes towards employee benefits and in particular childcare support....
Good news for the Government, the usage of Tax-free childcare is on the rise....
Catapillr has developed an alternative to Childcare Vouchers, following the closure of the scheme to new members, in October 2018. This change has meant that employers can no longer support new employees with their childcare costs and hence people moving jobs have lost a childcare perk, that was worth up to £933 per year...Continue reading
Childcare is becoming increasingly expensive, leading to many working parents looking for ways to get the best possible childcare for the least amount of money. While this is understandable, there is a need to remember that quality childcare costs money and opting for the cheapest provider could lead to a lower quality of care...Continue reading
Whilst using the Childcare Cash Advance Scheme from Catapillr is easy and convenient, choosing the right childcare provider for your family can be more challenging. So, just how do you choose the right childcare service for your child? Let’s take a look and see: Before you start – ring the setting and enquire about whether...Continue reading
but why should Employers help their Employees with childcare costs? Childcare support is a key employee benefit for the majority of working parents. Businesses recognise the value in offering support for childcare costs but they aren’t always sure of the best way to do so. It can be difficult to try to keep your...Continue reading