Childminders and nurseries that rely on parent fees ‘risk closure after lockdown’


Childcare providers relying on parent fees rather than free entitlement funding are most vulnerable to closure after lockdown, sparking concerns over a shortage of placements, new research has warned.

Childminders relying on parent fees risk closure, the IFS warns. Picture: Adobe Stock
Childminders relying on parent fees risk closure, the IFS warns. Picture: Adobe Stock

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