Funding for early years and after school providers in 2020

Funding for Childcare Providers: What to Expect in 2020?

Now that the elections are done and dusted, what does the Government have for the childcare sector? Here’s a look at what we know so far about the changes to early years and after school care funding in 2020. England … Continue Reading

Cheqdin Childcare Digest - December 2019

Cheqdin Childcare Digest – December 2019

2019! What an incredible year it has been. From live registers to billing and direct debit in a row, we thought we were just about done with new features for a while when along came some incredible new ideas from … Continue Reading

What does the UK election results mean for the early years sector

What Does the UK Election Results Mean for the Early Years Sector?

Early years leaders have called on the new government to commit to a review of the childcare funding rates after the Conservative party led By Boris Johnson secured a majority of 365 out of 650 seats in the House of … Continue Reading

Cheqdin childcare digest November 2019

Cheqdin Childcare Digest – November 2019

A little over a  year ago, we embarked on a journey to bring in two major modules to Cheqdin – billing and payment collection. We are pleased with how it’s brought about a significant difference in the way our customers … Continue Reading

Recruiting Men in Early Years

New Guide Calls on Employers to Rope in More Men into Early Years

The MITEY (Men In The Early Years) Guide to Recruiting Men into Early Years Education calls on early years employers to take ‘active measures’ to recruit more men to address the current recruitment crisis and double the talent pool in … Continue Reading

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

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

SCA

Cheqdin Childcare Digest: September 2019

After all the hullabaloo to get online businesses PSD2 compliant by the 14th of September, the SCA storm has finally calmed in the UK. Along with many other UK and EU businesses, we set everything aside and ran all the … Continue Reading

Early years funding boost

£66m Announced for Early Years in Government Spending Review

There’s a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel for early years providers struggling with government underfunding. The Chancellor of Exchequer, Sajid Javid has announced an additional funding of £66m for early years education in his first spending … Continue Reading

Cheqdin Childcare Digest August 2019

Cheqdin Childcare Digest August 2019

August has been one incredible month for the Cheqdin family. We launched two of our much-awaited modules – Direct Debit and Rules-Based Invoicing and added a whole new set of embellishments to existing features. Direct Debit and Rules-Based Invoicing from … Continue Reading