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Number of children34444

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Cost per hour4433.23.55

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Hours per week5052525252Assuming 4 10 hour days (because children overlap), plus prep and paperwork

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Gross income per week432576432460.8511.2

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Fixed costs per week18.7518.7518.7518.7518.75Heating, mileage, Ofsted registration and insurance etc., assuming 48 working weeks a year

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Cost per child per week19.955555555555618.566666666666718.566666666666718.566666666666718.5666666666667Assuming 2 meals per day@£1.80 per meal, plus resources, playgroup fees etc.

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Cost to parent per week144144108115.2127.8

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Hourly salary for childminder (before tax)7.079.296.527.078.04

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Saving to parent per week003628.816.2

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Increased hourly salary for childminder02.22-0.55000000000000100.969999999999999