Employers For Childcare produces a range of publications for parents, employers, policy makers and academic audiences.
Striking the Balance: the impact becoming a parent has on working life, employment and career
The Striking the Balance report outlines the challenges that working parents in Northern Ireland face today.
Childcare Costs Reports: Why do we publish them?
Following numerous comments on social media about our Childcare Cost Survey, we thought we would provide some additional information.
Northern Ireland Childcare Cost Survey 2014
Our fifth annual childcare cost survey shows that the cost of childcare continues to rise, with the average full-time place costing £162 per week.
Northern Ireland Childcare Cost Survey 2013
Childcare costs continue to be on the rise, with an average full-time place now costing £158 per week.
Managing Expectations- A Survey of New Mums and Dads
This report focuses on new parents in Northern Ireland and the factors which influence their decisions about taking maternity and paternity leave.
Northern Ireland Childcare Cost Survey 2012
The Northern Ireland Childcare Cost Survey 2012 paints a worrying picture for families in Northern Ireland.
Wraparound Childcare in Primary Schools
The first ever report to examine wraparound childcare provision in primary schools in Northern Ireland.
Childcare for All?
This report highlights the particular challenges faced by families whose children have a disability and/or special needs in accessing appropriate childcare.
Northern Ireland Childcare Cost Survey 2011
The survey showed that an average family can pay around £16,000 per year for childcare.
Northern Ireland Childcare Cost Survey 2010
The 2010 Childcare Cost Survey was the first to be carried out in Northern Ireland.