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Working For Parents

Established in 1998 as a community project, Employers For Childcare has grown to encompass a charity and a successful Social Enterprise. The core aim of the organisation is to support parents – making it easier for you to get into work and to stay in work.

Helping to break down the barrier that the lack of affordable childcare presents to working parents underpins our work. Our ethos is to address childcare, not only as a social issue, but also as a labour market and economic issue.

Our charitable work comprises of a Family Benefits Advice Service, providing information and advice on a wide range of childcare and work-related issues. We also undertake both qualitative and quantitative research, which provides us with the evidence to lobby Government on childcare, family and work-related concerns.

The Charity is supported and complemented by our Social Enterprise activities. 100% of the profit made from our Social Enterprise is donated to fund the Charity.

We use a capital ‘F’ in our name, ‘Employers For Childcare’ to emphasise the fact that this is a statement of action, ‘For’ meaning ‘in support of’.

Employers For Childcare is a registered charity with charitable registration number 101176.

FBAS Roadshow Testimonials

Our FBAS team is available to host roadshows in local businesses and other organisations that would benefit from family benefits advice:

‘Employers for Childcare were extremely flexible with regards to arranging and conducting the presentations for our organisation and provided the most up-to-date advice on changes as soon as they  received them. We will have no hesitation in using Employers for Childcare again for further presentations and are pleased to continue working with them.’


‘I found your session extremely useful and more importantly, the staff did also! It was really great that you remained impartial and highlighted facts and quirks of the scheme as well as differences etc. it was extremely useful to have a representative come onsite rather than direct staff to read material online. As for the 121 sessions, I have received positive feedback as this is where employees received advice on the most beneficial/ cost saving scheme for them. These sessions were quick, painless and honest which was most appreciated. Overall you were very professional and presented information in a straightforward, understandable manner. You were also flexible on the day with a back to back schedule, so thank you for coming in and your patience on the day!’

Marie-Claire McNally, Kainos

Get in touch to organise a roadshow or for more information.