Automating Childcare Payments

3 Processes You Shouldn’t Think Twice About Automating

1. Invoicing Unlike most other businesses, the inherent variability in booking patterns makes invoicing a highly time-consuming process for early years providers and after school clubs. Throw into the mix the variables of funded hours, ad-hoc sessions and optional extras, … Continue Reading

Automating nursery fee collection

Automating Nursery Fee Collection: What Are Your Options?

Payment collection and accounting take up a major share of the administrative workload of most businesses. Add to it late-payments and the staggered payment pattern that follows, many childcare providers end up spending up to thirty hours a week on … Continue Reading

Fee collection for after-school clubs using Direct Debit

How Can Direct Debit Make a Difference for After-School Clubs?

1. Brings down late payments A recent survey by BACS reveals nearly one-third of small and medium businesses in the UK are forced to wait more than two months to get their payments settled. This delay in receiving payments has … Continue Reading

Childcare Payment Collection by Direct Debit - Myths Vs Facts

Childcare Payment Collection With Direct Debit: Myths Vs Facts

Since its inception more than 50 years ago, direct debit has evolved from a complex, admin-heavy payment collection system to one of the simplest, easy-to-use payment solutions for regular bills. Despite being one of the most preferred payment options in … 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

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

Benefits of 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

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 implement heuristic play at your setting

How to Get Started with Heuristic Play

Now, now, now, before you conjure up the picture of some fancy pedagogic approach that will get you scrambling for funds, let’s give you a heads-up, it’s nowhere near as complicated ( or expensive) as the name will have you … Continue Reading