Resuming childcare places in 2021

How Likely Are Parents to Resume Formal Childcare by Early 2021

Recent research by Ipso Mori suggests a positive trend in the uptake of childcare places in the UK. The research shows 94% of parents whose children were receiving childcare before COVID-19 have either restarted formal childcare or are planning to … Continue Reading

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£1.7billion Underspend on Tax-Free Childcare Could be Reallocated to Early Years

It’s been three years since the Tax-Free Childcare Scheme started. When all eligible parents in the UK should be on board this scheme by now, availing up to £2000 per child (per year) – only one in six parents are … Continue Reading

Ofsted announces EYFS requirements and interim visits

Ofsted Announces Plans to Reinstate Learning and Development Requirements

Early years providers will be expected to revive their focus on EYFS learning and development requirements from the 29th of September. Ofsted temporarily suspended the requirements in mid-April to allow childcare providers time to cope with the challenges brought about … Continue Reading

Covid-19 Guidelines for UK Schools and Childcare Providers

COVID-19 Guidelines for Childcare Providers and Schools

This page will provide a rolling update of the UK’s latest COVID-19 guidelines and information for childcare providers and schools. We’ll update this page regularly as new announcements come in from the Government and the childcare sector. Here is what … Continue Reading

Coronavirus: What should childcare providers know?

Coronavirus: What Should Childcare Providers Know?

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Cheqdin Childcare Digest January 2020

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Funding for Childcare Providers: What to Expect in 2020?

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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