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By September 21, 2016Uncategorized
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·         Tax-free childcare

The government has been exploring a new tax-free childcare scheme under which working families will be able to claim 20% of qualifying childcare costs for children under five (and children with disabilities under 17).  

The scheme is expected to be implemented in early 2017.

·         Shared grandparental leave

Consultation on extending Shared Parental leave and pay to include working grandparents was due to take place early 2016 but has not yet taken place.  Originally intended to come in to effect for 2018 this may now be delayed.