Frequently Asked Questions

for employers

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If you are unsure on anything to do with the Early Years Vouchers scheme and it is not answered here, get in touch and we will be happy to assist.

How do we set up a childcare voucher account with Enjoy Beenfits Ltd?

You can either register online or call us and we can register for you. We provide you with all the documentation you need to offer the benefit to your employees. Draft salary sacrif...

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Do HMRC require any actions from us?

HMRC do not require notification from you, it is a purely voluntary process if you wish to inform them. You are required to offer the benefit to all staff equally, further information c...

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How do I make staff aware of this new benefit?

Apart from policy documents, launch emails, posters etc we can also come to your location and give a presentation to your staff. We can also do 'one on ones' at the same time....

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What are the charges you make for the scheme?

There are NO charges for the parent and the carer. We DO NOT make any 'setup' charges and there are NO penalty charges for leaving the service. We simply charge a percentage of the voucher value...

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Are there any minimum or maximum numbers of employees the service can cater for?

Absolutely not, from single employees to thousands, the scheme is available to all companies....

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Is there a minimum or maximum period of contract or set period?

Absolutely not, you can register and leave when you wish, simply stop buying vouchers!! We would of course prefer you to stay with us but if you decide to leave then please let us know, and let us kno...

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Is there a cost to the company?

The direct cost to the employer is simply the service charge levied. VAT ceased to be recoverable under normal circumstances on 1st January 2012, due to an HMRC clarific...

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How much time do I need to run the scheme?

We have made the scheme very easy to run from all sides. There is a great deal that can be automated in the scheme and we can also take on the administration for you. You can choose to do as much ...

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What payment methods are available to the company to pay invoices?

We are currently set up to take Bacs, cheque and Direct Debit. We do not take cash and we do not accept credit or debit cards. We would suggest Bacs or Direct Debit as the preferred payment method. I...

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How long do our payments to you take to clear, and why?

Once we receive a cheque it will officialy clear on the 6th day after it is banked. However we only allow 5 working days as this seems to be the optimum time. Direct Debits clear with us 5 working da...

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How and when do employees receive their vouchers?

We send them out by email to either an address they specify for themselves, or emailed direct to their carer if that is arranged. They can also access their own account to print them off if they need...

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Can employees have a refund on the vouchers?

If an employee has an overpayment with the carer and they wish the money to be refunded, the carer will need to refund Early Years Vouchers.  Early Years Vouchers will then put the fund...

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Are employees allowed to receive childcare vouchers, or other benefits, whilst on maternity leave?

The simple answer is yes they are. But you are not allowed as an employer, to deduct the value by way of a salary sacrifice from any statutory payments. You cannot salary sacrifice from statutory mate...

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Do we have to approve vouchers every month?

No not if you dont want to.  You can set it up so Early Years Vouchers approve the employee's request and you just receive the invoice by email. ...

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How will we be invoiced for the childcare vouchers?

When employee's vouchers have been approved you will get the invoice sent by email, we can send it to more than one person if you wanted us to. ...

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Can an employee claim vouchers for a child that is not their own?

Yes, child care vouchers can be requested for those living with the child that have parental responsibilty for that child. ...

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What happens if one of the employees childcare providers is not registered with Early Years Voucher

When an employees set up with early years vouchers, we ask for their childcare provider name and postcode, we then check our database and if they are not set up we give the employee a contact number t...

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What if an employees childcare cost are more than the tax free allowance a month?

The employee can claim the maximum amount of their allowance and pay the rest of the fees themselves.Or they can take the full amount of their fees as a voucher, saving TAX an NI  on the...

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There are a few voucher providers, why should we choose Early Years Vouchers?

Early Years Vouchers entered the childcare voucher arena in early 2005 when the new voucher legislation came into force. Early Years Vouchers work with all sizes and types of clients, from ...

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Early Years Vouchers Joins Facebook

Keep up to date with all the latest news and updates about childcare vouchers.  Go to facebook and search Early Years Childcare Vouchers, and join our group. ...

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Basic Tax Assessments 

HMRC require basic tax assessments to take place in certain circumstances

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