Direct Debit for Childcare Providers

Cheqdin Launches UK’s First Fully-Automated Direct Debit Solution for Childcare Providers

We are incredibly excited to announce the launch of our much-anticipated module – a fully-automated direct debit solution for childcare providers. Following the release of our billing and invoicing solution earlier this year, we joined hands with leading direct debit … Continue Reading

How to manage food allergy in early early years settings

How to Manage Food Allergies in Early Years Settings?

Moving away from the harmless sneeze or watery eyes, allergies are now classified as debilitating conditions that require careful management and lifestyle changes. According to the statistics published by Allergy UK, young children and toddlers are four times more at … Continue Reading

shape sorting activities for early years

6 Shape Sorting Activities for Early Years

Shapes and colours are two attributes children use to observe and categorise the diverse world around them. Learning to discern shapes not only helps them identify and organise visual information but also improves their skills in other curriculum areas such … Continue Reading

Safeguarding in New Ofsted Inspection Framework

Safeguarding in Ofsted’s New Inspection Framework: What should Early Years Providers Know?

Ofsted’s new Education Inspection Framework is all set to be rolled out this September. Although there are a number of new changes across the spectrum, we will focus on the inspection of ‘safeguarding’ for early years in this post. According … Continue Reading

Invoicing for childcare

Cheqdin Introduces Rules-Based Invoicing

We are thrilled to unveil ‘rules-based invoicing’ – a world-class solution that will let you create batches of invoices based on the rules you specify! One of our biggest projects to date has been to create an invoicing solution that … Continue Reading

How to get parents to pay their childcare fees paid on time

How to Get Parents to Pay You on Time?

Late payments and bad debts are two of the biggest challenges faced by small business across all sectors. According to a recent survey by Bacs, nearly a third of small-business owners in the UK end up paying their own suppliers … Continue Reading

Literacy activities for preschoolers

5 Literacy Activities for Pre-Schoolers

To capture the attention of the fidgety pre-schoolers; to lead them gently by their hand to the world of letters and make them take delight in the journey is no mean task. If you feel you could do with some … Continue Reading

Cheqdin childcare digest july 2019

Cheqdin Childcare Digest July 2019

As the summer heat (and the holidays) kick in full throttle, our team’s hard at work adding the final gloss to our biggest module to date. A few tweaks and touch-ups – and we’ll be all set to bring you … Continue Reading

Guidelines on portion data-lazy-sizes for pre-schoolers

Revised Guidelines Published on Portion Sizes for Pre-Schoolers

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has published the updated version of its 5532 Guide –  a resource for planning a healthy, varied and balanced diet for pre-schoolers. The updated guidelines, developed by an expert panel of nutrition scientists and early … Continue Reading

How to encourage parents to pay childcare fees by direct debit

How to Encourage Parents to Pay You by Direct Debit?

You offer direct debit as a payment option, but have you done all it takes to ensure your customers sign up for the option? From enabling automation to bringing down late payments and transaction costs, direct debit can benefit your … Continue Reading