Known as the UK’s leading childcare insurance specialist; Morton Michel has over 53 years’ experience, renowned for tailored policies, excellent service and competitive premiums so you can be sure you have the right cover at the right price! We expertly insure over 40,500 childcare settings and early years practitioners including nurseries, pre-schools, childminders, nannies, out of school clubs, holiday play schemes, parent and toddler groups, educational/sporting groups and indoor play centres. As well as being able to offer a wide range of non-childcare policies to individuals and businesses.
In addition to insurance, we offer a wide range of extra benefits to our policyholders through our ChildCare Club such as FREE Early Years training, FREE downloads including business forms and educational posters, savings on days out to the UK’s top attractions and many more substantial discounts from selected suppliers.
The UK’s national exhibition and networking events for the Early Years, Childcare and Nursery Sector in Coventry (September), Manchester (June) and London (March). www.childcareexpo.co.uk
PACEY (formerly NCMA) Professional Association for Childcare & Early Years Promoting quality home-based childcare for the benefit of children, families and communities. PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Formed in 1977, we are a charity dedicated to supporting everyone working in childcare and early years to provide high quality care and early learning for children and families.
We provide training, practical help and expert advice to practitioners working throughout England and Wales. We also provide peer support and encouragement through our nationwide network of PACEY Local volunteers. Our mission is to support everyone working in childcare and early years to provide high quality childcare and early learning; and champion the vital role practitioners play in helping prepare children for a bright future.
Hampstead Nannies is one of London’s most professional Nanny Agencies, run by trained personnel with a wealth of experience in all aspects of childcare and education. With offices in Hampstead, a leafy North London suburb, they are in a perfect position to attract both clients and staff from a wide area of the Capital and further out towards the countryside. Click here to read a guide on critical things you should know before hiring a nanny: http://www.hampsteadnannies.
The website containing essential information on how to become a registered childminder. Becoming a registered childminder will give you the chance to experience an incredibly rewarding and responsible career with all the benefits of home-base working. We truly hope you will find Childminder Help useful on your journey to become a registered childminder. www.childminderhelp.co.uk
For all kinds of childminding, parenting advice and tips (Excluding medical) – a Blog written by Karen Dennis – a Mum, Step Mum and Grandparent and also worked as a childminder for 14 years. Parenting Blog, Childminding Blog, Pets for Children Blog, General Blog
Setting Up a Day Nursery
The website containing useful information and advice on how to start and run your own day nursery. If you are thinking about starting a nursery it can be an exciting but daunting experience with so many areas to consider. areas to consider. We truly hope you will find Setting Up A Day Nursery useful on your journey. www.setting-up-a-day-nursery.co.uk
Online Childcare Courses
Parenta Training are a leading childcare training provider offering e-learning childcare courses to help learners study without needing to take time out of work. Courses include apprenticeships, Level 2 Certificate, Level 3 Diploma and Childcare Level 4. www.parenta-training.com
Childminding Help offers help and advice to registered childminders, those thinking about becoming a childminder and parents. Its aim is to promote childminding as a valuable childcare option. The Childminding Forum has Childminders, childcare professionals and parents working together to provide, promote and encourage quality childcare. Whether you are just starting out, are an established childcare worker or a parent, you are most welcome. .www.childmindingforum.co.uk
The Out of School Alliance
The Out of School Alliance (OOSA) provides information and support to individuals and organisations setting up and running out of school clubs, including breakfast clubs, after school clubs, holiday clubs and playschemes. www.outofschoolalliance.co.uk
Nannyjob is THE service for the childcare sector. Nannyjob caters for all your childcare needs and has thousands of nannies, au pairs and babysitters registered with the site. So if you are a parent looking for childcare or if you are a nanny looking for a job or simply looking to meet friends visit www.nannyjob.co.uk.
Under5s is the site for everyone involved in early years education and childcare. The site has free information and resources, including – topic webs, lesson plans, worksheets, colouring pages, activities and more.
Royal Nannies provide professional Nanny and Au pairs all over the UK and overseas. All are caring, loving, experienced and qualified nannies, maternity nurses, housekeepers, au pairs, mother’s help, babysitters, tutors and governesses, all of which are of the highest calibre, with a minimum 2 years experience.
Tinies is an agency offering full and part time childcare throughout Britain. As the UK’s leading agency they have a large number of childcare professionals who may be suitable to fill a position for you. If it is more than a babysitter you need then Tinies may well be able to help.