Christmas hampers provided for the neediest families in Bolton. For the 3rd year in a row Stanmore Insurance brokers and dot2dot nursery insurance have had the honour of providing Christmas hampers to 10 families local to us here in Bolton with a massive food hamper each to help them celebrate Christmas as a family and…Continue reading "Christmas hampers sent with love from Stanmore and dot2dot"
Where a transfer of a business takes place which retains its identity and the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”) apply, this can bring with it issues with complying with the TUPE Regulations, particularly if an employer does not want an employee to transfer over to them. Richard was buying another nursery…Continue reading "Purchasing a nursery and TUPE regulations – How do they effect employee’s rights?"
Our very own Jackie Hyde featured in the Insurance Business UK’s ‘Women of Influence’ 2016 The visionary behind dot2dot Nursery Insurance and Director of Stanmore Insurance Brokers has this year made it into the list of the top 30 ‘Women of Influence’ 2016 in the Insurance Industry trade magazine, Insurance Business UK. “Insurance Business provides a…Continue reading "Jackie Hyde featured- Insurance Business UK's 'Women of Influence' 2016"
dot2dot Nursery Insurance is backing BLGC For another year dot2dot Nursery Insurance has renewed our patronage of the local kid’s charity Bolton Lads and Girls Club. We’re proud to announce this extension of the partnership we’ve built up over the years. We continue to support the club dot2dot over the years have provided various initiatives…Continue reading "We’re backing Bolton Lads and Girls Club for another year!"
If you have nursery visitors, you have responsibilities to adhere to, below we discuss some of these: The Croner Health & Safety Advice Line recently received a call from a nursery regarding their responsibilities and duties towards nursery visitors. Advice The Helpline advisor acknowledged that nurseries have to be welcoming places for legitimate visitors with…Continue reading "What are your responsibilities to visitors of your nursery?"
What is the Insurance Act 2015 and how will it affect me? you might ask. The short answer is: a lot. It has made significant changes to the law in relation to business insurance and applies to all policies entered into from 12 August 2016. In fact, it is the biggest change within the insurance industry…Continue reading "The Insurance Act 2015 and my nursery"
Is your nursery recruitment process legally compliant? Recruitment and selection is an inevitable and integral part of running any childcare establishment. Ensuring that your recruitment and selection process is legally compliant with regards to equal opportunities is always of paramount importance. What should you take into account if an applicant suffers from a condition which…Continue reading "Nursery recruitment policy, Is your's legally compliant?"
Recent press release and coverage show dot2dot do nursery insurance right! BOLTON-BASED Stanmore Insurance Brokers are celebrating after breaking the £2million mark in premiums for their specialist nursery insurance scheme dot2dot. The firm launched the enterprise back in 2003 to provide comprehensive cover and bespoke packages to the childcare sector. Since then dot2dot has grown…Continue reading "dot2dot nursery insurance break the £2m mark!"
Thinking of self-managing your Nursery building project? Think again More and more nursery clients are contacting us to discuss their business developments which are including extending their premises to accommodate more children, renovating properties into nurseries and in some cases building new nurseries. This is all very exciting for the clients and it is wonderful…Continue reading "Building, Extending or Renovating your Nursery? Thinking of Project managing it yourself? Think again"
Rain, Rain, Go Away: Nursery safety whatever the weather With June 2016 having been one of the wettest on record, this past month has not been without its challenges. Across the UK schools were closed in the middle of exams, cars were abandoned in the street as passengers scrambled to escape flash-flooded roads, and homes…Continue reading "5 Top tips to protect your Nursery with the heavy summer rain storms"