Taking Action on Staff Absence

Staff absence is often a cause for concern in nurseries, particularly when it has an adverse effect on the ratio of staff to children. Poor attendance Abbie had been working for almost a year at the nursery, during that time her attendance record was very poor. The Nursery Manager, had chosen to deal with the…

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Would my nursery policy provide cover in respect of employment disputes and compensation awards?

The majority of nursery insurance policies include a Legal Expenses section that incorporates cover for employment disputes. However, for cover to be operative you must have followed the ACAS Code of Disciplinary Practice and Procedures in Employment or sought and followed advice from your insurers legal helpline. From our experience problems occur when nurseries have…

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Case Study – free no obligation audit service by dot2dot

As someone who used an alternate insurer for the last seven years, I always had faith that their policy would cover me if the worst happened. After meeting Jackie at the NMT Nursery Agenda, she asked if she could simply look at my policies. I couldn’t have been more shocked when she revealed that my…

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Citizens Advice reports on lack of quality childcare for low earners #earlyyears

The Citizens Advice service says self-employed parents or those in jobs with “irregular hours” have a hard time finding high-quality childcare. In its report, The Practicalities of Childcare: An Overlooked Part of the Puzzle, surveying 400 childcare providers across the country, it found that provisions rated as outstanding and good require more notice to change…

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Teachers call for pupils to start school at the age of seven

Teachers call for pupils to start school at the age of seven to stop them being damaged by ‘too much, too soon’ culture Teaching union says curriculum should be focused on play until seven Early testing and formal lessons can be ‘damaging’ for pupils ‘Childhood is important’ says top teaching union official Teachers claim children…

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Jackie Hyde is highly recommended as a director at #dot2dot by Chris Townson

Many thanks for our LinkedIn Recommendation Chris Chris Townson has recommended your work as Director at dot2dot. Dear Jackie, I’ve written this recommendation of your work to share with other LinkedIn users. Details of the Recommendation: “I am really impressed by Jackie. She has taken the time to really know our business and understand us….

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Jackie Hyde at #dot2dot is highly recommended as an insurance agent for daynurseries #linkedin #bizitalk

Many thanks for our LinkedIn Recommendation Trudy Trudie Walker has endorsed your work as Director at dot 2 dot. Dear Jackie, I’ve written this recommendation of your work to share with other LinkedIn users. Details of the Recommendation: “Jackie is knowledgeable, skilled and highly competent. She values excellent customer relationships and works hard to provide…

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Thanks to David Mihell, Director, Tiddlywinks Day Nursery Ltd for our glowing testimonial!

We have been with Stanmore Insurance for almost 10yrs and their service, expertise and products have developed into a complete bespoke package that we receive today. Their dot2dot scheme is flexible, in particularly Croner-I, which I honestly couldn’t do without. Jackie Hyde is a true professional, who is pro-active, passionate and is driven by her…

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Fab testimonial from Stephen Webb! Director at Safety Assured Limited aka @FingerProtector

There are many companies that purport to be corporately responsible because it looks good to be seen as responsible. In reality I have found most fail to live up to their claims. My company culture and ethic is in everyway different because it is based upon providing only genuine fit for purpose safety products, solutions…

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