Stanmore Insurance, the broker behind Nursery Scheme dot2dot, last night was crowned ‘Schemes Broker of the Year’ at the prestigious Insurance Times Awards held at the O2 in London. Stanmore’s award scheme beat 11 other schemes brokers to the prize. Speaking about the event in their publication, the Insurance Times said, “The awards, celebrate the…Continue reading "We Won!!"
The winter months are always a concern to businesses particularly when roads and pathways become hazardous. 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 managed claims relating to either employees or parents…Continue reading "Brrr it’s getting chilly – are you prepared?"
The dot2dot team had a great time catching up with our strategic partners last week at the 1st annual dot2dot partner meet-up. We discussed the key challenges the sector and highlighted the threats and opportunities that 2018 will bring. We heard from each of our partners on what they do to support dot2dot clients, their 2017 success stories and…Continue reading "1st Annual dot2dot Partner Meet-Up"
Stanmore Insurance Brokers has been named a finalist in the Broker of the Year award scheme organised by the Insurance Times. The Insurance Times Awards are one of the most coveted accolades within the insurance industry and Stanmore is absolutely delighted that their children’s day nursery scheme dot2dot has been recognised for its ongoing success….Continue reading "The Insurance Times Awards …we’ve been shortlisted!!"
How it can protect you and those in your care 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 obvious, in…Continue reading "CCTV and your nursery"
There multiple considerations to be aware of when it comes to the 30 hours free childcare scheme. One such consideration is managing lunch and snack times. Will you be allowing children to bring a packed lunch? How do you manage allergies? We have spoken to representatives at Croner and they advise: Blanket bans for health and…Continue reading "30 hours, packed lunches and food allergies – are you ready?"
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"
As the latest in a long line of partnerships with other leading organisations, dot2dot Director Jackie Hyde is proud to be working with the National Federation of Builders (NFB). Here she explains why this is such great news for nurseries. “In the years since I first founded dot2dot, I’ve got to know a great deal…Continue reading "Building a strong relationship between dot2dot and the NFB"
As the UK’s leading provider of nursery insurance, dot2dot bring tailored protection and peace of mind to clients across the country. Established in 2003, dot2dot are a trusted brand within the nursery sector. Their focus on understanding the specific insurance needs of early-years providers, has resulted in them being the number one choice, for 1700…Continue reading "Life’s a picnic, as nursery insurer dot2dot launches its new look"