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Childcare Vouchers scheme to be extended by six months

Ministers have announced a six-month delay on plans to end the Government's Childcare Vouchers scheme

14 March 2018

Want childcare vouchers? Apply NOW to make sure you beat the April deadline

The Childcare Vouchers scheme is closing to new entrants on 5 April – if you're not already enrolled you need to act NOW

16 February 2018

Tax-Free Childcare extended to under-12s

Parents with children under 12 can now apply for the Tax-Free Childcare scheme

14 February 2018

Almost £1 million paid to parents who couldn't access Tax-Free Childcare

Almost £1 million has had to be paid manually to parents who were unable to access their Tax-Free Childcare payments

1 February 2018

Tax-Free Childcare extended to include children under nine

Parents with children under nine can now apply for the Tax-Free Childcare scheme for ALL of their offspring

16 January 2018

MPs to scrutinise Childcare Service website as part of inquiry

MPs will scrutinise the Childcare Service website as part of an inquiry into childcare policy

4 January 2018

HMRC website glitch means parents are being told they AREN'T eligible for 30 hours of free childcare

Some parents using childcare vouchers are wrongly being told they aren't eligible for 30 hours of free childcare

3 January 2018

Tax-Free Childcare delayed for older children after website chaos

The Government's flagship new Tax-Free Childcare scheme will open to parents of kids under six next week

16 November 2017

Left out of pocket by the Tax-Free Childcare website problems? Here's how to claim

If you've been left out of pocket due to technical problems applying for Tax-Free Childcare, you can claim compensation

22 August 2017

Treasury Committee chair demands answers on Childcare Service website

Nicky Morgan MP has written to HMRC to demand answers on the performance of the troubled Childcare Service website

4 August 2017

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