Working mothers

Sole trader

Childcare support if self-employed

I have set up my own business after the birth of my daughter. It was impossible, due to an inflexible employer, to continue in employment. I would like to know if there are any childcare voucher schemes available to self-employed parents similar to those offered to employed parents?


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Mothers found to be paid 3 per cent less at work per child

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