Five Child Maintenance Group on-site nurseries are due to close on expiry of the contract at the end of September 2014. They are located at offices in Birkenhead, Dudley, Falkirk, Hastings and Plymouth.
Child Maintenance Group child care subsidy was made no longer available to new entrants from
As part of its remuneration package, the Department supports employees through a salary sacrifice scheme where employees can give up part of their salary in return for child care vouchers. This scheme allows for significant savings through tax relief and gives parents support in order to make their own choices for child care.
Employees affected by the closure of the five on-site nurseries have been offered a day’s special leave in order to look for suitable alternatives.