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A lack of affordable, flexible childcare is stopping London parents working, according to the London Assembly.
Early years organisations have raised concerns that the funding rate for early education two-year-old places will not rise next year.
Grandparents should have greater entitlement to unpaid leave to allow them to look after their grandchildren, the Trades Union Congress has said.
The Government must take early years provision more seriously with a long-term vision, a cross-party group of MPs warns today, if ministers really want to close the attainment gap between poor children and their peers.
We take a look at some of the biggest stories of 2013 and consider what lies ahead.
Tiny Teddies Day Nurseries in Coventry has marked its tenth anniversary with the announcement of plans to acquire a fourth setting.
The proportion of early years providers judged inadequate has risen in the past year, annual Ofsted figures show.
More than 45 per cent of parents in Northern Ireland have reduced their working hours or left their job because of the high cost of childcare.
The Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) is consulting with practitioners on the continued professional development (CPD) support they require in the future.
The Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed plans to extend free school meals to all infant school children in England from next year.
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