How Up To Date Are Your HR Policies?

The fast-changing nature of employment law means that it’s imperative for any organization to have a comprehensive set of up-to-date HR policies and procedures established. These should aim to clearly and concisely set out the rights and obligations of employees, for those responsible for HR to administer and put into practice. Establishing and writing your…
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5 Tips On How To Improve Your Performance Reviews

At the Nursery HR People, we often hear negative words being used to describe performance reviews; it can be viewed as an inefficient process and fails to do what it ultimately should; improve, enhance and recognise performance. We understand that many managers may feel anxious about conducting  performance reviews. While they may be challenging for…
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Paediatric First Aid Requirements For Children’s Nurseries – An Update

In June 2016, we discussed big changes that Early Years Settings were going to face regarding their Paediatric First Aid Requirements. At The Nursery HR People, we have received a lot of requests for further information on this topic and as there have been some big recent developments, we wanted to bring you an update…
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30 hours free funding update: additional information on the free childcare extended entitlement

With less than 6 months to go until all three and four year olds in England will be entitled to 1140 hours of government-funded childcare per year – the equivalent of 30 hours free funding per week over 38 weeks of the year. In the aftermath of the spring budget, we have been taking some…
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Ofsted Are Bringing Inspections In-House

There is a big change about to be sprung upon Early Years providers from April 2017. Unless you have been living on another planet you will have heard that Ofsted inspections will be carried out by Ofsted directly. Since 2010 two Companies, Prospect and Tribal have been tasked with completing inspections on behalf of Ofsted….
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Managing Employment Law in your Nursery

Key employment law issues for SME employers in 2017 – what nurseries should be looking out for in the coming year 2016 was a big year for Employment Law and 2017 looks like it is going to be just the same.  From Brexit to the apprenticeship levy, Employment and Employment Law continues to be a…
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