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Government childcare website dogged by technical issues continues to cause problems for parents

Users are still having technical problems with government childcare websites two weeks after MSE first reported it

Tax-Free Childcare website hit by 'intermittent' technical issues

Parents applying online for a Government scheme to help with childcare costs have been unable to log in multiple times

Less than half of providers will offer free 30 hours of weekly childcare, survey finds

Parents may struggle to take advantage of a Government scheme to deliver 30 hours of free childcare a week

Budget 2017: New tax-free childcare scheme to launch next month – what we know so far

The Tax-Free Childcare scheme which gives eligible families an extra 20% towards childcare costs will launch in April

£50m grant to create 9,000 more free nursery places for working parents

The Department for Education has announced a grant to create nearly 9,000 nursery places for three- and four-year-olds

Parents left unable to pay for childcare after voucher scheme provider hit by technical problems

A system upgrade by Sodexo has caused payment and account issues for parents who use its services

Autumn Statement 2016: Salary sacrifice perks cut back

Health checks, company cars and other 'salary sacrifice' schemes will no longer be tax-exempt

Autumn Statement 2015: What it means for you

Today's Autumn Statement saw a hidden retrospective hike in student loans repayments, a U-turn on cutting tax credits

Tax-Free Childcare scheme delayed until 2017

Parents waiting for the Government's new Tax-Free Childcare scheme to launch this autumn will now have to wait till 2017

Warning: Save £1,000s on childcare before it's too late

While the Prime Minister is touting more free childcare hours for 3 and 4-year-olds, there's a hidden big change coming

Queen's Speech 2015: Taxes to be frozen for five years

Measures to ban income tax, VAT and national insurance rises over the next five years have been announced by the Queen

11 ways to beat new tax year changes: Act now and you can gain £1,000s

Massive changes are afoot both for the new tax year and many parts of the public sector change their prices then too

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