(If youre a recipient of tax credits, they might be affected too.
Childcare vouchers reduce your eligibility for tax credits, so some families may be worse off.
Some generous employers give vouchers on top of salary, but generally youll have to sacrifice part of your salary to get vouchers equal to that amount.
See if your workplace offers a scheme.Tinies Training offers the appropriate qualifications to nannies to support their application for approval and registration.However, for most people this will be outweighed by the benefits.To be able to use childcare vouchers you need to be employed and your employer needs to have set up a childcare voucher scheme in your benefit.Childcare vouchers can be used to pay for childcare with a registered childcare provider.How does Ofsted decide if the nanny is suitable?
Those on tax credits will not be eligible.
However, if youre already using vouchers you can continue.
If electronic vouchers are used the value of these will be deposited into a virtual account which is held with the voucher provider.
Many large workplaces offer a childcare vouchers scheme which allow parents to pay for childcare out of their pre-tax salary via salary sacrifice.As their employer you may wish to consider moving nannys payday to offset any possible delays.A fee will be payable to the agency for this registration, typically 200 or more, as the agency has to do a significant amount of work.If a nanny does not receive this letter or have lost it they can contact the Childcare Service Helpline on for guidance.What will happen if the nanny is refused registration?You can then spend the vouchers on all sorts of childcare, including some nannies.And theres nothing to stop your employer from setting up their own scheme and issuing their own salary-sacrifice vouchers.Following any inspection the nanny will either receive a letter confirming that he/she is meeting the requirements for registration or a letter detailing what must be done in order to remain registered.how to apply for the Ofsted Childcare Register The nanny must apply and this can be done on Ofsted's website or contact Ofsted.Not all nannies can do this, or are willing to so do check with yours.If your nanny isnt registered it could be worth paying for, or contributing to, the cost of registration so that you can benefit from childcare vouchers.Where to get Employer Supported Childcare Vouchers from: Edenred: Kiddivouchers: m, computer Share vouchers: m, employers for Childcare: for further guidance and advice, please do not hesitate to contact Parental Choice directly on or email.