Sector update: An unsustainable sector?

Sue Cowley
Friday, January 21, 2022

As settings battle to remain sustainable in the face of rising costs and the Covid-19 pandemic, the increase in the National Living Wage in April 2022 seems set to force an increasing number to close their doors permanently. Sue Cowley takes a look at the latest picture around early years funding, staff pay and conditions, and the sustainability of settings.

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