Childcare funding

Child painting

There are several ways to help parents and carers reduce the overall cost of childcare:

Childcare choices

The government is introducing new ways to help parents with childcare costs. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support. to check your options, visit:  Childcare choices: can I get help with my childcare costs?

Flexible working

Flexible working involves making a change to your current working arrangements, such as a change in the overall number of hours you work, the days that you work, or where you work from. You must have 26 weeks continuous service to make a legal request for flexible working once a year.

Employers have a duty to consider all requests in a reasonable manner, but can refuse requests on business grounds. For more information, visit:  Flexible working .


For more information, contact:

  • Username Early Years Learning and Childcare Team
  • Email
  • Address
    Town Hall
    HX1 1TP

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