Travelling to Europe in the Car in March – you may need a Green Card

UPDATE: New advice from BBC on travelling abroad in the event of no deal Brexit   Guidance from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) is that drivers should be prepared to provide a Green Card to authorities, when driving abroad after midnight on the 29th March 2019, if there is…

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Are you following the correct disciplinary procedure?

All organisations should a disciplinary procedure with clear guidelines for managers and employees. As many tribunal cases are won due to employers not following the correct procedure, it’s more important now more than ever to ensure the correct procedures are being carried out. We have compiled key information and steps to take during your disciplinary…

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Could your business survive the loss of a key individual? 

I am sure you have taken appropriate steps to protect your nursery business from risks such as fire, theft, accidents and claims under employment law, but have you considered the risk to your business of the loss of a key individual. It is often the case that certain individuals within a business are crucial to…

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Expanding your nursery?

Do you do your due diligence? You wouldn’t buy a house without undertaking a survey and doing some background checks and due diligence. So why would you take a different approach when expanding your nursery? In today’s fast-moving market, where acquisitions and new settings are a daily occurrence, we are seeing that in their haste,…

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Halloween Party Tricks & Tips

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)…

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How to find the right insurance for your business

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 nursery insurance or any other type of insurance providers. When looking to find the right…

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What your insurer needs to know

What should you tell your insurer? In our latest article for Nursery Management Today, we outline the key changes that you need to communicate. You might forget your keys, what you went to the kitchen for or even your wedding anniversary. However, when it comes to your business, there are some things you might forget…

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Welcoming Children With Heart Defects or Feeding Issues into your Setting

Every day approximately 12-15 babies are born in the UK with a heart defect (CHD). For many babies, their condition is a minor problem which either doesn’t need any treatment or can be successfully corrected with surgery. Unfortunately, there are a small number of children who have more serious heart conditions or a major heart…

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Brrr it’s getting chilly – are you prepared for snow?

The winter months are always a concern for businesses particularly when roads and pathways become hazardous, in particular when you face snow and ice. We thought it would be helpful if we shared our experience of claims we have faced and the practical tips for protecting your nursery. Over a number of years, we have…

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Staff behaviour at the Christmas Party

The work’s Christmas staff party is a great opportunity to celebrate a year of success and gather colleagues together in a more relaxed environment… but as an employer, how do you keep everyone happy at the staff party,  while making sure there are no embarrassments, regrets or even disciplinaries the next day? Here are our…

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