One thing you may have overlooked in the build-up toward GDPR is your visitors’ book. The visitor book most likely sits in your reception day-in-day-out and is full of easily accessible personal information. Anyone coming into your business can take a quick peek at who’s been there before them. With a traditional visitors’ book,…Continue reading "Is your visitors’ book GDPR Compliant?"
On the back of winning Schemes Broker of the year at the Insurance Times Awards, Stanmore Insurance Brokers we’re invited to feature in the BIBA & ITN Productions programme De-Risking The Future. You can view the section of the programme featuring dot2dot and Stanmore Insurance here.Continue reading "Award winning nursery insurance"
If you experience heavy snow, our friends at Croner have come up with these key tips to help you. The tips are separated into: Outside your setting Inside the nursery What to do if staff can’t get into work Snow & Ice outside your setting Over a number of years, we have managed claims relating…Continue reading "The snow & your nursery"
In our latest article for Nursery Management Today, we outline what you really should be telling your insurer. 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 to tell your insurer which could…Continue reading "What your insurer needs to know"
Our friends at myHappymind have written the blog below to help you and the children in your care get your 5 a day for mental health. Most of us have been affected by mental health challenges in some way or another. Whether through a friend or family member’s struggles or a personal experience. The bare facts…Continue reading "Get your mental health 5-a-day #Children’sMentalHealthWeek"
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"
In the New Year, many people look to make changes in both their personal and professional lives. If one of your employees’ New Years Resolutions is to inquire about flexible working, here’s what you need to know. Is it an employer’s responsibility to encourage an employee to put forward a flexible working application or should…Continue reading "Case Confidential – Flexible Working Requests"
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 work’s Christmas ‘do’ 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 while making sure there are no embarrassments, regrets or even disciplinaries the next day? Here are our top ten tips for hosting…Continue reading "Staff behaviour at the Christmas Party"