Five fantastic ways to cut childcare and education costs

Jess Bown

Childcare costs have shot up over recent years and now stand at an average of £385 per month for children between two and five and an incredible £729 a month for infants under the age of two.

Families with older kids are also facing a near-7% increase in the cost of clothing and an estimated 17% hike in the costs of school dinners. Fortunately, there are ways to cut your costs. Here are five of the best.