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

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

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

Direct Debit for Preschools and After School Clubs

8 Reasons Why Preschools and After School Clubs Should Use Direct Debit

1. Helps Bring Down Late Payments With most parents juggling busy work schedules, it’s common for many to miss invoices in the mail or forget payment dates. Direct debit ensures the payment is automatically deducted from their bank account on … Continue Reading

Sensory-based food education for preschools and after school clubs

Sensory-Based Food Education: What can Preschools and After School Clubs do?

For all the picky eaters who are happy to survive on chicken nuggets and fish fingers, sensory based-food education could open the doors to a whole new world of healthier food choices (sans the pressure). Sensory-based food education, which has … Continue Reading

Daycare recordkeeping

A Beginner’s Guide to Daycare Record Keeping

Record keeping is not everyone’s cup of tea. But if you are starting a daycare, it is one aspect of the business you cannot afford to slide to the backburner. As many daycare providers agree, record-keeping and administrative paperwork can … Continue Reading

How to appraise your childcare business is gdpr compliant

GDPR One Year On: What Should Childcare Providers Know?

After all the frenzy it set off with its arrival, the European General Data Protection and Regulation (GDPR) turned a year old on the 25th of May 2019. GDPR was intended to unify the existing data protection regulations put in … Continue Reading

How to reduce the waste at your childcare centre

5 Ways to Reduce Your Nursery’s Waste Footprint

From recycling cardboard boxes and paper waste for craft activities to maintaining compost pits, most childcare centres follow a solid waste management routine these days. However, with the climate crisis looming large above our heads, every bit of extra effort … Continue Reading

Recruiting Early Years Staff in the UK

Things to Remember when Recruiting Early Years Staff in the UK

One of the most important boxes to tick when starting a new childcare business is building the right team. As children are often unable to vocalise their feelings or seek help when needed, it is vital that childcare providers adopt … Continue Reading

How to support a gifted preschooler

How to Support Gifted Preschoolers

It can be quite fascinating when you first realize you are dealing with a gifted child at your preschool. But after the initial surprise is over, comes the real challenge of ensuring they get the right support and intervention to … Continue Reading