How to Manage Unauthorised Absences

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…

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Advice for looking after children & staff during the heatwave

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…

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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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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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The Insurance Times Awards …we’ve been shortlisted!!

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….

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30 hours, packed lunches and food allergies – are you ready?

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…

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