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Nursery fees have increased at double the rate of inflation although many parents face pay freezes, reduced working hours, and unemployment because of the recession, according to the latest financial research into childcare.
Daily Mail 29/04/10
Most people would get more benefits if they were single rather than part of a couple, a report claimed today.
This month marks the fifth anniversary of Child Trust Funds. But it could be their last birthday for many parents.
During a particularly fractious debate about schools reform, a Gordon person once said to a Tony person: “Delivering an education isn’t like delivering a pizza, you know.” “Ah no, it’s not,” replied the Tony person, sagely, “but it might be rather like making one.”
Guardian March 2010
Mothercare has blamed the bad weather earlier this year for an unexpectedly sharp drop in UK sales, sending its shares sharply lower.
Daily Mail 27/3/10
Charlotte Bowers and her partner John Craig were disappointed that the Chancellor did not find any fresh cash to help hard-pressed families over the next two years.
Teenagers expect to own their own house by their mid-20s and to earn more than £50,000 by their mid-30s, a survey by NatWest finds
BBC News 28/3/10
Cutting funds for a network of children’s centres across England would be disastrous, MPs have said.
The sale to the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), for approximately £389m, will need the approval of the National Lottery Commission, Camelot’s regulator.
The Chancellor highlighted his help for families in yesterday’s Budget, but few will end up better off as a result of the changes.