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Under the Universal Credit, lone parent families will gain nothing from working more hours and in some cases could be worse off after having to pay for additional childcare and seeing their benefits reduced and tax increased, reveals a new report.

Last month saw the release of the Better Communication Research Programme (BCRP) report, the most comprehensive research programme on children's speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) ever undertaken in England.

Parents could be able to claim up to 2,000 a year in tax breaks to help pay for nurseries and childminders, government sources have indicated.

Middle-income families are only 38 a week better off after paying childcare and housing costs than those on low-incomes, according to new research.

The free early education entitlement for two-year-olds will be extended to all adopted children from 2014.

Children are missing out on vital speech and language therapy and starting school without the language skills they need, according to new research by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

New research finds that mothers working full-time need to work for a third of the year before they are able to see any financial benefit from returning to work.

The recommendations of the Better Communication Research Programme (BCRP), the largest ever programme of research into children's speech, language and communication services in the UK, put an emphasis on early intervention, close involvement of families and joint commissioning of services across education, health and social care to support children with speech, language and communication needs.