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. These can require repeat…Continue reading "Welcoming Children With Heart Defects or Feeding Issues into your Setting"
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….Continue reading "Can we build it? … Yes, we can! Should we be building it ourselves – probably not"
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"
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!"
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"
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!"
At first glance, the fact that we have a female Prime Minister again suggests that the perceived glass ceiling that women face in the political and business worlds has been shattered. However, a report recently published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies showed that gender pay gaps are still a big problem. On an hourly…Continue reading "Meet the men and women who are redressing the UK’s gender imbalances"
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"
Nurseries inevitably create a vast array of paperwork, while looking after the children in their care. So, completing the correct documentation is a necessary part of nursery life, both to comply with the sector’s regulatory bodies and as good business practice. However, it also plays a pivotal role in the defence of allegations of negligence….Continue reading "The power of words – Run a nursery? Don't use a shredder!"