Tag Archives: Tax Free Childcare

Childcare

Childcare Vouchers Q&A

As regular readers of this blog will be aware, Tax Free Childcare (TFC) was first mooted by the then Coalition Government as long ago as the 2013 Spring Budget speech.  It’s…

Childcare

Why you should worry about your employees’ childcare costs

According to research by the Family and Childcare Trust, British parents now pay an eye-watering £6,000 every year on average for a part-time nursery place. That’s more than double what…

Tax Free Childcare: A rather quiet launch…

In March I updated our followers on the Government’s “Flagship”* policy of Tax Free Childcare.  That post can be read here. The main thrust of the above was the long awaited…

Employee Benefits: The runners and riders…

It is fair to say that very few of us expected to see a UK General Election announced last week. Yet this announcement – and its ultimate outcome – will of…

The Employee Benefit changes ahead:

On Thursday the UK begins the 2017/18 tax year. Such a milestone always presents changes to the minutiae of the tax code, and this year also brings with it a number of more major…

Tax Free Childcare update

On Wednesday this week the long-awaited update on the roll-out of Tax Free Childcare was delivered.  The official announcement included details of other new initiatives in this space (such as the improved…

Flexible Working

Although often not perceived as a “traditional” employee benefit, Flexible Working is generally considered a vital and attractive engagement tool.  Indeed many employees will cite Flexible Working as a key…

Childcare

Autumn Budget Statement (4): Tax Free Childcare

Another long-running feature of this blog – the proposed phasing-out of Childcare Vouchers and replacement with Tax Free Childcare – also featured today. The Treasury document includes this following passage:…

Childcare

Childcare Costs: A problem for business too…

In recent years we have regularly covered the high cost of childcare in the UK when compared to many other developed nations. This particular cost factor is generally (and rightly)…

retirement support

Jelf calls for clarification on key employee benefits issues in upcoming Autumn Budget Statement

Jelf Employee Benefits sees the upcoming Autumn Budget Statement as an opportunity for the new Chancellor to finally put to bed some outstanding issues that may have been overlooked in…