The study also found that a shocking 84% of working parents struggle to budget for their children’s childcare costs
A whopping 98% of mums are unhappy with childcare support from the Government, a new survey has revealed.
A study carried out by […]
Firms are losing staff because the cost of childcare is making it impossible for parents to stay in work, a leading business group has claimed.
Chambers Ireland said the country would not be able to remain competitive unless more money was […]
A childcare worker broke down in tears as she told a tribunal how her life had been ‘ruined’ after she was ‘wrongly blamed’ for leaving an 18-month old toddler unsupervised outside a crèche for 10 minutes.
Laura Johnston (36) was giving […]
Minister for Children wants extension as part of wider childcare reform package
An additional month’s split parental leave is being sought by Minister for Children James Reilly in budget negotiations as one of a number of first moves in a wider […]
Unregulated childminders are offering to look after youngsters for as little as €10 a day – a move that is putting qualified professionals “under serious pressure to compete”.
Online adverts seen by the Irish Independent show how under-pressure parents can leave […]