Employees expect employers to offer childcare support during COVID-19, with hundreds of thousands of children being sent home from school since they re-opened in September.
MyTamarin is a London-based childcare startup that borrows the ingenious compatability-based approach used by dating apps to match parents to childminders.
Returning to work after maternity leave is an emotionally draining transition for many women, so here’s how companies can make the process better.
For our Look Beyond London this month, we’ve taken a trip to the south west to find out how entrepreneurs feel about running a business in Bristol, hearing about everything from nurseries to burgers.
The UK’s working fathers are prepared to sideline their careers for improved work-life balance and family time, the 2017 Modern Families Index has revealed.
Starting up a childcare business is very rewarding, but it will require a lot of personal commitment, long hours and financial investment. Are you ready?
If you don't have the time or patience to trawl through the full Autumn Statement and Spending Review document, Real Business has summarised all of chancellor George Osborne's salient points for your reading pleasure.
While chancellor George Osborne said "economic and national security" were at the heart of his Spending Review, he offered good news to the nation's working parents. In the 2015 Autumn Statement, Osborne claimed the government was making the largest ever investment in free childcare, which will be available from 2017.
Dropping your child off at nursery before you go to work can be a surprisingly traumatic experience for parents and children. For many mothers and fathers concerns about how their kids are being treated can be distracting, and it was this concern that one nursery tried to address.
Singapore has come out on top for offering the best quality of life and career prospects for expats.
In May 2015, David Cameron unveiled the first “conservative-only” Queen’s Speech in nearly two decades, with a radical agenda to reform taxation and welfare. With the Enterprise Bill set to allegedly help create two million more jobs over the next five years, we took a look at the implications for SMEs – and what opportunities lie ahead.
As working parents struggle with the annual headache of arranging childcare over the summer break, Richard Morris, UK CEO of Regus, discusses what employers can do to ease the burden.