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?"
Stanmore Insurance offers award winning nursery insurance. 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. About the…Continue reading "Award winning nursery insurance"
18 years ago as I turned the key into my very first Evolution Childcare Nursery. I was filled with excitement and confidence. I was determined to change children’s lives and provide them with the optimum start in life….an Early Years Education. I was full of ideas, brimming with positivity and equipped with a wonderful Nursery,…Continue reading "dot2dot testimonial from Evolution Childcare"
Nurseries can often struggle to find the right contractor for building improvement projects and often want advice on how to find a good builder. Our friends at the National Federation of Builders have given us some advice on how to find a good builder. We understand how hard it can be choosing a construction company…Continue reading "How to find a good builder"
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"
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…Continue reading "What your insurer needs to know"
Let’s talk about the mental health of children in your care. Our friends at myHappymind have written the blog below to benefit the mental health of children in your setting. 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…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 or a major heart…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 make a flexible working request, 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…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!!"