The use of Social Media in the Early Years Sector

Social media use has grown significantly over the past decade, with research showing that there are 665 million daily active Facebook users, 200 million monthly active Twitter users, and many more accessing and sharing information through YouTube, blogs, and other social media channels worldwide. Social media is something that we are all aware of and…
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How To Improve Your Employees Health

As an employer, you have a legal responsibility for health and safety in your workplace.  You will have undertaken risk assessments in your setting to ensure that both staff, visitors, parents and children are protected and you will have insurance cover to protect you as a business should an incident occur. So, you are legally…
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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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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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Why Sourcing HR Advice Is So Important For Your Nursery

Nothing is more important than the children in your nursery. This is something we all agree on. Getting the right HR advice is one way to ensure you are protecting the children in your nursery. Relevant and compliant HR Advice is VITAL to ensure the following:- The right PEOPLE are employed The right TRAINING is…
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