Smp and childcare vouchers

(8 Posts)
MrBlondesFries Tue 13-Aug-13 08:37:59

I claim tax from £243 a month through my work childcare vouchers. I am currently on mat leave with dc2 and smp is due to start in Jan '14. I've been told by HR / other ppl that once I am on smp my £243 will be paid for me.

This sounds too good to be true, how does this work? Who pays or this - gov? Work?

Thank you.

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TinyTear Tue 13-Aug-13 09:40:56

It's true, one of my work colleagues just went on mat leave and said as she was already on the voucher scheme for x amount of time, she would continue to get them and still get her smp

MrBlondesFries Tue 13-Aug-13 18:27:35

Wow this is AMAZING! Do I need to do anything or does it just automatically happen when my salary switches to smp?

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TinyTear Wed 14-Aug-13 08:28:43

Don't know the technicalities, sorry, better call your HR department

Jsa1980 Sat 24-Aug-13 23:00:50

It's true. They can take away benefits you've already signed up to. I'm getting. My full pension contribution paid even though I'm on SMP. I doubt you'll need to do anything but worth checking with HR.

MrsSpencerReid Sat 24-Aug-13 23:03:31

I Hope it's true! I go on mat leave in December and the vouchers will mean ds can still have a day at nursery and we won't lose hips place! Fingers crossed smile

reddaisy Sat 24-Aug-13 23:05:06

It is true! And helped us so much. Had to battle with my HR department first though.


moojie Sat 24-Aug-13 23:07:53

This happened to me and actually enabled me to take my full year off as my son could continue going to nursery as it was all paid for!

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