Briefings

 

Research and sources

Here you can find research conducted by the UK Women’s Budget Group for the Local Data Project. We can also provide explainers on how to do some of the analysis for yourself.

 

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We’re working on our next briefing. 

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Access to Childcare 

National Briefing - July 2021

Read our national briefing on Access to Childcare.

Written by Hana Abid

Click here for a large text version.

Click here for a How to guide on calculating the affordability of childcare. We show you how to find the data on childcare costs and women’s earnings. Then we show you how to work out affordability. 

Click here to watch a video on how to calculate the affordability of childcare. 

Click here for a How to guide on finding data on childcare provision in England, and childcare attendance in Scotland.

Click here for a template that you can use to do your own local data analysis on access to childcare.

Here is a template you can use to email your MP. Adapt the figures on childcare to your local area for even more impact.

Coming soon – a clickable page for even easier contact!

Here is a template of a press release that you can use. Show people the cost of childcare in your local region.

If you would like local media support for your local data project, get in touch. Email thaira.mhearban@wbg.org.uk

Gender Differences in Access to Coronavirus Government Support 

National briefing - April 2021

Read our national briefing on the gender differences in access to coronavirus government support.

Written by Anna Johnston

Click here for a large text version.

Click here for a list of key resources used in the national briefing, and links to organisations who produce work on women and employment.

You can also find the datasets for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme here.

 You can work through all of the steps to complete your own local analysis. Click here to find the ‘How to’ guide.

Click here to watch a video on how to find the data on coronavirus support.

Click here to watch a video on how to navigate the spreadsheets on coronavirus support.

Click here for a template that you can use to do your own local data analysis on coronavirus government support.

Click here for an example of a local analysis of the data for York.

Click here for a template you can use to write to your MP about the employment situation in your local area.

If you would like local media support for your local data project, get in touch. We have a template of a press release that you can use to highlight the employment situation in your local area.

Email thaira.mhearban@wbg.org.uk

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