The cost of childcare in England

23 May 2022

The amount of money that working parents are having to pay for childcare has returned to the headlines as the cost of living crisis deepens, and the Government has agreed that it is an area it wants to address.

Early years development most affected by the pandemic

20 May 2022

Younger children’s development has been the most significantly affected by the pandemic and fewer are reaching the expected levels by the end of reception class, according to new research by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF).

Plans to slash West Yorkshire bus fares

20 May 2022

Passengers boarding any West Yorkshire bus from September would pay no more than £2 per journey under proposals announced by Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire.

Raising pay to attract new talent cannot be sustained

20 May 2022

While the most common response made in the past six months by employers with hard-to-fill vacancies has been to increase pay (44%), only 27% of organisations plan to raise wages in response to recruitment difficulties in the future.

18th ATP to CLP published

20 May 2022

The 18th Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP) to the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) has been adopted under the new procedures for adoption of delegated acts.