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Exploiting 20 Hours ECE funding during holidays

money windfall throwing in air

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When a service is closed for statutory holidays and is not providing care for children it does not receive funding.

See also the guidance and rules on charging parents on public holidays

Unfortunately this can mean a loss of income for a service, which is difficult especially when there are still wages and other costs to pay.

However, there is a trick to getting around this.  

The trick is to change how the 20 Hours ECE funding is allocated across the week for each child ahead of each statutory holiday.

BUT don't do this if you cannot meet the necessary conditions. 

Keep reading to learn more ... 

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