As April is Stress Awareness Month, we spoke to our strategic partner myHappymind about mental health in the sector for both staff and children. Below is a message from My Happy Mind founder Laura, who has a special offer for dot2dot clients. If you haven’t heard of myHappymind before, they are a dot2dot partner who…Continue reading "Stress Awareness Month"
Earlier this year we wrote an article for Nursery Management Today on the increasing threat poor cyber security poses to the nursery sector. If you missed it, you can catch up here. New Report from GCHQ on Early Years Cyber Security It appears we were not alone in our concerns. This week the National Cyber…Continue reading "The National Cyber Security Centre Report for Early Years"
Cyber-attacks are becoming more and more commonplace due to the increase in Cyber Crime and without specific cyber insurance, you could end up out of pocket. Did you know that a UK business is nine times more likely to have a cyber-attack than a fire? Why are there more cyber-attacks? Online cyber crime is easy…Continue reading "The rising threat of Cyber"
We are aware that some clients have been having issues when trying to make BACs payments to us. This is due to the ongoing rollout of Confirmation of Payee (CoP) at UK banks; some banks have already installed this service where others are currently implementing CoP. What is Confirmation of Payee? Confirmation of Payee is…Continue reading "Paying dot2dot via Bacs?"
No Deal Brexit? If there is no agreement between the UK and EU Brexit after the end of the transition period (31 December 2020), it’s likely you will need a Green Card while driving your vehicle in Europe and some other countries (Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Switzerland). You may also need an international…Continue reading "Brexit, Travel & Green Cards"
Please be aware of the potential issues of the track and trace being switched on staff devices in your setting. One of our clients has had to close their setting as all of their staff were ‘pinged’ by the NHS track and trace mobile phone application. The app alerts you if you have been near…Continue reading "NHS Track and Trace and devices kept in lockers"
Webinar Recording: Practice for tomorrow If you missed the webinar, here is the recording of the session. dot2dot and Montessori Centre International (MCI) have a long history of collaboration and friendship and are pleased to come together for this webinar topic. In today’s ever-changing world, nurseries are a constant, where children are supported and are…Continue reading "Webinar Recording: Practice for tomorrow – What can Montessori offer you?"
A genuine company who cares, I did not feel like just another number to this insurance company unlike my previous provider. We are very happy with the bespoke insurance package put together for us with the benefit of added extras such as HR information. We would happily recommend Mel and the rest of the team…Continue reading "5 Star Review – Stephanie Barrett"
Winter Tips: Forrest School Outdoor activities can be even more exciting when there is a layer of frost or snow, but its always worth remembering that little people are closer to the cold-ground and may not want to stop the fun to warm up. Here are the specific forest school winter tips. Layering is key….Continue reading "Winter Tips"
Very professional – easy to deal with advising you what you need, not what you don’t. Very competitively pricedContinue reading "5 Star Review – Kidz Day Nursery Ltd"