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Maternity and Early Years

Childcare support for working families

28 October 2019
Half day training course coming up on 13 November in Glasgow

A Best Start in Scotland

Issue 268 (February 2019)
Mark Willis describes the new maternity grant in Scotland.

A Blueprint for 2020: The expansion of early learning and childcare in Scotland

31 March 2017

Information for midwives

10 August 2016
Read our new resource and timeline for midwives, which highlights some of the practical steps they can take to maximise a family’s income and increase financial security.

Submission on foundation years and life chances

02 March 2016
In this submission on foundation years and the government's life chances strategy, we identify key characteristics of an early years service which would deliver on improving the life chances of disadvantaged children, and consider where current provision succeeds and where new approaches may be needed.

Guest blog: Poverty and child health

11 August 2015

CPAG in Scotland response to call for evidence on the impact of welfare reform on women

30 June 2015

Statutory shared parental pay

Issue 244 (February 2015)
Susan Mitchell and Simon Osborne outline the main rules on a new payment which, from April, will replace additional statutory paternity pay in England, Scotland and Wales.

Saint Prix and the right to reside for pregnant women

Issue 241 (August 2014)
Mike Spencer looks at a recent European Court of Justice decision with important findings about the right to reside of women who have given up work due to pregnancy.

EU court upholds equality for pregnant workers

19 June 2014
A landmark ruling today from the EU’s highest court has upheld the rights of pregnant EU nationals to equal treatment when claiming benefits. The European Court of Justice ruled that a French national who was working in the UK and had to give up work because of the late stages of pregnancy should be entitled to income support.