In the run-up to mad Friday, we thought we’d share some tips with you from our partners at Croner on how best to manage staff during the Christmas period. Staff Christmas Parties Christmas parties should be enjoyed by all who choose to attend, however, some individuals can take things too far, which is why employers…Continue reading "How to Manage Staff During the Christmas Period"
The winter months are always a concern to businesses, working with our partners at BLM Solicitors and Aviva we have pulled together the following tips and advice to help keep you, your staff, parents & children safe in bad weather. Avoiding Slips & Trips Slips and trips are the single-largest cause of accidents in both…Continue reading "Get Ready for Bad Weather"
Our newest partners Hammond Raggett & Company have pulled together an assessment of the November budget. For their full budget analysis document click HERE. Delivered on a Monday afternoon instead of the traditional Wednesday, between key meetings in the Brexit negotiations and amidst turbulent times in Westminster, you could be forgiven for losing track of…Continue reading "Budget Update – A missed opportunity?"
Our friends at ServiceMaster give their advice on how best to tackle the monster tidy-up challenge of a Halloween party. Here’s their advice: Getting the Nursery Halloween Party Ready A Halloween party can be messy, get organised before the big day. A good idea to help keep your carpet clean from spilt drinks or dripping (fake)…Continue reading "Halloween Party Tricks & Tips"
Employees have a legal right to be absent from work for things such as annual leave and maternity leave. If they have an unauthorised absence, what should you do? Below are some key tips on how to handle some of the most common absence scenarios. Unauthorised Absence: When the employee does not turn up to…Continue reading "How to Manage Unauthorised Absences"
Several nursery group owners mentioned to me that dot2dot Insurance offers a very good service. Although we had been with our existing insurance provider for 16 years and we were happy with their service, we thought it was essential to meet Jackie at dot2dot to see for ourselves. We found that dot2dot Insurance have a…Continue reading "dot2dot Testimonial from Portico Nursery Group"
As you know earlier this year we were part of an ITN Productions programme ‘De-Risking The Future’. The feature was premiered at the BIBA conference in May. While ITN were here filming us we were also filming them and with the help of Mike from Reach Out Studios, we have produced a behind the scenes view of…Continue reading "Behind the Scenes at dot2dot"
Croner have collated advice on how to look after children and staff during the heatwave. You can read the advice from Public Health England and the MET Office outlined below including tips for Early Years managers and how to spot heatstroke and heat exhaustion in children and staff. Public Health England Plans & MET Office Heatwave…Continue reading "Advice for looking after children & staff during the heatwave"
Looking after you when you’re away from home with Business Travel Insurance Did you know that if we are your provider of Business Travel Insurance, you have instant access to a dedicated travel assistance website and app? If we don’t currently provide your Business Travel Insurance, why not get in touch to find out more? Amongst other great features…Continue reading "Its a jolly holiday with Stanley & dot2dot Business Travel Insurance"
It’s often a challenge to find the right insurance for your business, so whether you’re new to the sector or you just want to better understand your choices, here are some tips to help you evaluate your options when considering insurance providers. When looking to find the right insurance, do your research Investigate the stability…Continue reading "How to find the right insurance for your business"