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"
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"