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 insurance providers. When looking to find the right insurance, do your research Investigate the stability…

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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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CCTV and your nursery

How it can protect you and those in your care with CCTV CCTV is now becoming much more than protecting your business in respect of theft. It is important for nurseries to consider the benefits in protecting the children in their care, their staff and safeguard their business. Placing cameras outside a property may seem…

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Can we build it? … Yes, we can! Should we be building it ourselves – probably not

More and more nursery clients are contacting us to discuss their business developments. Projects often include extensions to 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 for us to observe our client’s businesses grow….

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Building, Extending or Renovating your Nursery? Thinking of Project managing it yourself? Think again

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…

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What might Brexit mean for Health & Safety in the Nursery?

                  Image courtesy of www.socialeurope.eu With the upcoming referendum, where British voters will decide if the UK is to remain part of the EU or to leave the EU threw up a couple of questions for us here at dot2dot nursery insurance. We thought it best to try…

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