How to Manage Bullying and Harassment in your Nursery?

PROTECTING your EMPLOYEES from bullying and harassment in your nursery is IMPORTANT Bullying and harassment can happen to ANYONE. You need to protect your staff so that they can protect your children. When we talk about bullying or harassment we automatically think of children in the playground being picked on. I can remember it now,…
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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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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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