Affordable Childcare Provision: Impact and Next Steps

A recent report published by the Education Select Committee has highlighted recommendations for the government regarding the economic impact the changes to childcare provision have on the economy, families and the childcare providers themselves. The view expressed is that more needs to be done to enable parents to enter or return to work. How does this impact the childcare sector and how should providers respond?

Join Westminster Briefing in October for the latest update on how the childcare schemes are impacting the work of providers in the sector. Learn what challenges are currently being faced and how they can be overcome. Develop your own strategies by hearing best practice examples from care organisations already leading the way.  

Key issues to be addressed:

  • The real cost of free childcare schemes; changes in funding
  • Addressing the complex interactions between different childcare schemes
  • Ensuring greater accessibility for low-earning parents 
  • Determining the eligibility of families for Tax Free Childcare (TFC)
  • Supporting parents who decide to return to work
  • Effectively measuring user experience feedback and applying changes
  • Negating any impact on the quality of early years education
  • Doing more with less: navigating financial challenges
  • Recruiting and developing staff to meet local requirements
  • Working with parents and partner agencies to deliver a quality experience for children
  • Examples of best practice from around the company

The Event:

The morning sessions will look at the impact of childcare schemes on both working parents and the sector itself. It will focus on how challenges from the recent changes can be overcome by childcare practitioners.

The afternoon session will explore what more childcare providers can do ensure there remains a high level of quality of care, including staff recruitment, working with other agencies as well as overcoming financial restraints.

Who Should Attend?

Delegates will be drawn from anyone with an interest in supporting LGBT people in the workplace, including: employers; HR officers; equality officers; trade union and representative groups; staff networks.

For registration enquiries please contact: or Tel: 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Thursday 11th October 2018

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Event will be located in Zone 1 Central London

Private Sector | 1 Place:£295 | 2+ Places:£245 each
Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each
Charity Sector | 1 Place: £195 | 2+ Places: £145 each
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