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The University has partnered with Sodexo to provide the Childcare Voucher Scheme.General Information, when you sign up to the childcare voucher scheme, you are asked to decide on the amount of vouchers you wish to purchase monthly.Related, publications, hR Direct, tel:, contact HR Direct online.From 5th October 2018 new joiners are not permitted to join the Childcare Voucher Scheme.It is your responsibility to notify Sodexo of any changes to your voucher amount. .You can keep getting vouchers if youve joined Sodexo before 10th September 2018, as long as: you remain employed by the university you do not take an unpaid career break of longer than a year.Sodexo will always protect your privacy and we comply with all data protection rules.Tax Free Childcare scheme (TFC), which offers parents up to 500 every 3 months (2,000 a year) for each of your children to help with the costs of childcare information and sign-up information are all available here: you cannot continue to claim Sodexo childcare vouchers.You have never been in the Tax Free Childcare scheme.
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If you left the scheme in May 2018 you would need a salary sacrifice payroll deduction by April 2019.
You can also consider the Government's Tax Free Childcare (altough you cannot conitnue to claim childcare vouchers if you successfully apply for this). .
It is also your responsibility to notify Sodexo with reference to your voucher purchase of any of the circumstances below: Unpaid leave of absence, long term sickness absence, reduction in number of hours worked per month.
You are able to decide how much to deduct up to 243 per month (depending on your tax band) from your salary before tax and national insurance and thereby making a saving, which can be up to 900 per year.What childcare vouchers can do for you.If you joined the scheme before 4th October 2018 you can continue your membership of the scheme providing: your salary was adjusted on or before you do not take an unpaid career break of longer than a year.The Councils Payroll Team administer salary deductions and can be contacted on voip 2000 or email.Please ensure that your provider is aware of this.For example, you will need to make your amendment before 10th January for the change to affect your pay on 31st January.Childcare vouchers can save you thousands every year through reduced NI contributions.Please note: Amendments need to be received 15 working days before the end of the month for a deduction to take place at the end of the present month.Some childcare providers may wish to be paid weekly, in which case you will need to ensure that you have calculated an appropriate monthly amount to take into consideration a 5 week month.Any amendments received after this date will be processed for the following month.The scheme works on a salary sacrifice basis, similar to the Pension Scheme.
The Government has closed all childcare voucher schemes to new applicants. .
Deduction from your salary will be made on the last day of each month, and it can take up to 3 working days for this to credit your online Sodexo account.
Please note that childcare costs for a particular month may rely on a deduction from the previous month,.e.