Cheqdin Childcare News October 2019

Cheqdin Childcare Digest – October 2019

With the Halloween Brexit staved off, and the UK set for yet another general election, this month could be setting the stage for some rather radical changes for the early years sector. From a likely overhaul of the Ofsted to … Continue Reading

Rules based invoicing for after school clubs and early years

But, What does Rules-Based Invoicing Really Mean?

We have been talking quite a lot about our rules-based Invoicing lately because we are, well, just so proud of how it’s all shaped up. When we first built our invoicing system, the whole idea was to set the entire … Continue Reading

Early years providers doing more paperwork than required

Early Years Providers Producing More Paperwork than Necessary

The vast majority of early years providers in the UK are producing more paperwork than required, according to a recent survey. The study carried out by Early Years Alliance in conjunction with the Department of Education and Ofsted has revealed … Continue Reading

In the Moment Planning or child initiated play

A Quick Guide to In the Moment Planning

The structure that comes with clearly planned out lessons and activity is comforting to many. But, chaotic as it might sound, ‘In the moment planning’ (ITMP) comes with its own merits and is slowly making its way back to early … Continue Reading

History of Direct Debit

Direct Debit Through The Ages

Rapid advancement in technology and the revolution brought about smartphones has had a significant effect on how businesses collect their payments. Direct debit solutions and payment gateways have become more affordable and accessible to business of all sizes. But has … Continue Reading

Common Errors in Childcare Invoicing and How to Avoid Them

Handling your invoicing correctly is a key step to ensure your business has a healthy cash-flow and a plump bottom-line. Get the process wrong and you could be on the road to delayed payments, muddled accounts and a strained relationship … Continue Reading

Is Cheqdin's Direct Debit Right For You

Is Cheqdin’s Direct Debit Right For You?

Cheqdin’s direct debit lets you automate your payment collection and improve your cash flow. Now, is it the right choice for your childcare business? Here are a few questions to ask yourself: How long do you spend chasing payments each … Continue Reading

Pre-school branding strategy

How to Create a Successful Pre-School Branding Strategy?

If you pull it apart, your brand is a set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that makes a customer want to choose you over another. Quite simply, it lets people see what is different about your business and what … Continue Reading

Childcare Accounting Software

What Can a Childcare Accounting Software Do for Your Business?

A few spreadsheets and colour-coded folders are about all you need to keep track of your financial data when you start off as a small childcare centre. But as your business grows, you’ll find this system becoming more complicated, time-consuming … Continue Reading