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Childcare voucher scheme at exclusive rates

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What are childcare vouchers?

Childcare vouchers are an employee benefit offered by employers to support working parents. 

Employees can choose to spend up to £243 a month1 of their gross salary, before tax and National Insurance, on vouchers towards the cost of registered childcare. 

The benefits of setting up a childcare voucher scheme

  • Allows you to access competitive rates as a GROUPCARE practice member
  • Improves your corporate reputation as a family friendly employer
  • Is relevant for all staff with children 15 and under (16 if child is registered disabled)
  • Assists you in the recruitment and retention of staff
  • Helps reduce absenteeism of staff taking days off for childcare
  • Improves staff morale through recognising the need for a work-life balance

How can the vouchers be used?

The vouchers can be used for all types of Ofsted registered childcare such as nurseries, after school clubs and summer clubs. 

What can employees save?

There are attractive savings for the employee. For example, a basic rate taxpayer who requests the full £243 voucher value each month can save around £900 a year in tax and NI, depending on their circumstances.

Annual Employer NI savings for a Basic rate taxpayer taking the full £243 voucher value. The maximum savings available will be less for higher and additional rate taxpayers.


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