A new employer-led childcare funding solution

The Catapillr Childcare Cash Advance Scheme is a new employee benefit to help working parents manage the upfront costs of childcare and children's activities.

Salary Cash Advance
An interest-free, 12 month salary advance for your employees, to help cover the upfront costs associated with childcare and children's activities.

Easy to Use
Set up is quick and easy, which means you can offer a new benefit to your employees in a matter of hours.


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Low Cost
Our scheme is affordable, easy to implement within your company and free for your employees.


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Benefits for you as an Employer

Improved Retention Rates

A unique benefit that can help improve employee retention.

Attract New Employees

A new benefit to attract employees.

Employee Engagement

Improve employee engagement & productivity.

Supports Existing Initiatives

Helps to support existing well-being initiatives.


Benefits for your Employees

Lower Childcare Costs
A unique benefit that can help lower childcare costs.

Wider Number of Uses
Nurseries, school holiday camps & sports clubs.

Easier to Manage
Makes it easier to plan & manage your childcare costs.


We provide support to working parents

At Catapillr we have developed a number of solutions to help and assist working parents.  We partner with family-friendly employers who want to improve the wellbeing of their working parent workforce.

Parent specific content

A host of content specifically aimed at supporting working parents.

Financial Tools

To help support and improve working parents financial wellbeing.

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School holiday support

Search a host of school holiday club providers & pay for the cover that suits.


Help & Guidance

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An Alternative to Childcare Vouchers

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...

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3 Alternative Ways for Employers to help fix the UK’s Childcare crisis. 

The headline of a recent Times news article was Britain has a childcare crisis.  The over-riding theme of the article was about how working parents struggle to find, arrange and pay for childcare. It’s true, the cost of childcare is crippling for many families and often cited as the main barrier preventing women in...

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