Financing Your Children’s Nursery Start Up

Financing your children’s nursery will require careful planning and money management. Anyone embarking on setting up a new children’s nursery business will have to do their due diligence and make sure the capital required to start the venture is achievable and the ongoing costs of running the operation have been accounted for. This should not…
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What Are the Rules and Regulations for Setting Up A Nursery

Setting up a nursery and taking the steps towards this may seem daunting, even if you have worked in the childcare sector before. Indeed, there are many areas to consider and it is crucial to make sure you are fully prepared for what has to be done and what is involved in the exciting, yet demanding…
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9 HR Tips for Nursery Owners

Running a Nursery is a huge challenge. As a Nursery Owner or Manager you are constantly moving between a plethora of tasks to keep everything working properly. Your employees are your greatest asset but can also be a challenge, so making sure your HR processes are working properly is so important. The following 9 HR tips will…
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What Should Be In My Nursery’s Employment Contract?

As a Nursery Manager or Owner you will be only too aware of your legal responsibilities under employment law. Employment contracts are a critical feature in this area. Ensuring you have a fully compliant and fit for purpose employment contract for your employees’ is essential. When you are faced with writing a contract I know…
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Do I Need Policies and Procedures For My Nursery?

Does a nursery have to have Policies and Procedures? I realise this is a rhetorical question and you know the answer is yes. As well as being good practice, both Ofsted and the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) require all settings to have a set of policies and procedures and to…
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5 Reasons To Outsource HR For Your Nursery

To outsource HR in your business can seem like a big step and passing control to a third party can appear a scary prospect.  Yet in our everyday lives we are only too happy to outsource, whether it be cleaning, ironing, dog walking, childcare or something different, we actually outsource more than we realise. The…
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