Research and analysis

Childcare affordability pilot schemes: funding '100% costs'

Reports looking at whether providing all childcare costs acts as an incentive for parents to move into work.


Childcare affordability 100% costs pilot: appendix

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The ‘100% costs pilot’ was one of the childcare affordability pilots. It offered to pay families 100% of eligible childcare support, instead of 80% under the tax credits system.

The qualitative research assesses the reasons why families decide whether to move into work and childcare and looks at those decision-making processes.

The data analysis report outlines the raw data of what families did over the pilot period.

The appendix contains the discussion guide used by researchers to understand the reasons for customers choosing not to – or not being able to – take part in the pilot programme.

Published 28 April 2011
Last updated 15 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Moved the qualitative research from 'Qualitative research into families' experiences and behaviours in the childcare affordability pilots 2009'.

  2. First published.