Middle-class workers struggle to pay childcare bills

Family. Photo by Pixabay.
Family. Photo by Pixabay.

Working, middle-class parents are struggling with high childcare costs and relying primarily on grandparents to care for their children, new reasearch has shown.

The Real Cost of Childcare Report, compiled by investment house Killik & Co, has found that couples with a child under five are spending £6,500 a year on childcare on average.