Working parents may hit 'ceiling'

Press Association
Baby hand wrapped around father's finger
Baby hand wrapped around father's finger

Families with children risk ending up worse off by working full time than if they cut back their hours under the Government's flagship welfare reforms, a report has warned.

They will hit a "ceiling" where despite working more, their disposable income after childcare costs will fail to increase or even fall in some cases as their benefits are steeply withdrawn, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) found.
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