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Coalition promises 'More Great Childcare' amid growing anxiety in the nursery sector

Richard Howard, News Editor (29-Jan-13)

The issue of child to staff ratios remains an on-going dilemma for nursery and childcare providers, after a relaxing of legal requirements was announced today by Education Minister Elizabeth Truss. The.....

Reducing nursery staff ratios will not reduce fees for parents, say nursery providers

Sue Learner, News Editor (10-Jan-13)

Childcare minister, Elizabeth Truss, wants to get rid of the “restrictive” staff to child ratios in nurseries in England in a bid to make childcare more affordable. However childcare providers claim the move.....