Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Turkey To Trial Paying Grandparents To Look After Their Grandchildren

Childcare is one of the biggest challenges facing working parents, but one country hopes to find an easy solution to that.

The Turkish government has announced the launch of a pilot programme in February 2016 that will provide state salaries to grandmothers who take care of their grandchildren during work days.

The salary will offer an additional income of 400 Turkish lira on top of the grandparent’s pension, working out at about £85 per month, Al Monitor reported. Read More