General

Do vouchers have an expiry date?
Vouchers last for up to 30 months, so you can save them up for times when you may need extra childcare throughout the year. All vouchers expire on their exp...
Wed, 10 Nov, 2021 at 9:11 AM
Does the increase in national insurance from April 2022 affect the amount I can save?
Yes, the increase in national insurance from 6th April 2022  by 1.25% means that you save a little bit more on your childcare voucher amount.   Total Earn...
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 at 12:42 PM
How can I contact you?
Our team at Sodexo are joining the nation in the mourning of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, and our offices will be closed on Monday 19th September, to al...
Wed, 14 Sep, 2022 at 11:52 AM
How can the voucher scheme save me money?
Childcare vouchers are free from tax and NI contributions for the value of vouchers you order. The amount you can salary sacrifice depends on your earnings ...
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 at 12:44 PM
How do e-vouchers work?
E-vouchers work in a similar way to online banking. You are given a personal e-voucher account that you access to arrange payment directly into your childca...
Sat, 23 Jan, 2021 at 8:52 PM
How do I make the savings?
In order to make the savings you would have signed a salary sacrifice contract with your employer to vary the terms of your employment, this is in order to ...
Sat, 23 Jan, 2021 at 8:52 PM
How is a child defined?
A person is considered a child until the 1st September following his / her 15th birthday, or 16th birthday if he / she is disabled.
Sat, 23 Jan, 2021 at 8:53 PM
How is a parent / guardian defined?
A parent / guardian is someone who maintains a child or stepchild (wholly, or partly) at their expense or who has parental responsibility for a child who re...
Sat, 23 Jan, 2021 at 8:53 PM
How long do I have to sign up for?
HMRC guidance suggests that you can leave the scheme at any time. However, we ask that you stay for a minimum of one month to avoid unnecessary administrati...
Sat, 23 Jan, 2021 at 8:54 PM
May a relative receive childcare vouchers as payment for childcare?
Parents, step parents and guardians may not receive childcare vouchers as payment for childcare. No other relative of the child may be paid with childcare v...
Sat, 23 Jan, 2021 at 8:54 PM