Working parents can start applying for two new Government childcare schemes that are now launched.
This new scheme is designed for working families, including the self-employed, in the UK. For every £8 you pay in, the government will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child, or £4,000 per year for disabled children under 17 years old. The special account is then used to pay for childcare with an OFSTED registered nursery or childminder.
In addition, parents of 2-3 year olds, who are eligible for a 30 hours free childcare place from September 2017, can apply through the childcare service and start arranging a place with their childcare provider.
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