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Nursery closures rise 66 per cent since 30 hours began

Nursery closures have increased by two-thirds since the 30 hours funded childcare was introduced a year ago, reveals new research.

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Interview - Aniruddh Gupta

Safari Kid International's chief executive talks about the growth of the nursery group and its future...

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Interview - Danielle Dixon

Danielle Dixon tells us about her new £1.6m flagship nursery, her thoughts on the 30 hours policy and...

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Interview - Jonathan Broadbery

The new head of policy and external relations at the National Day Nurseries Association talks about his...

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Counting the cost of early years funding shortfalls

As recent reports reveal ongoing problems with the underfunding of the 30 hours, Neil Leitch, chief executive...

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Editor's view - Body of evidence

The new school year has begun in a hailstorm of reports, but will their findings result in any significant...