Employment

New Minimum wage from April

Add text to display Paste URL link and press enter to add Way2paye who provide business’s and home-based nanny payroll have kindly sent us information to update nannies and clients we assist. In the business world gross is always paid. We hope that the trend to Gross with nannies is becoming more prevalent than previous…

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Training date for Common Core skills

When: London 14th April Where: London Waterloo Time: 11-5    NANNY work shop day In London- by Waterloo station Incorporating 6 modules suitable for Ofsted registration  We deliver a friendly, interactive and productive class environment. Margaret has been assisting nannies and families since 1996 is a trained NNEB nanny, a working parent, and business owner…

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New figures for April 2018

Way2Paye have kindly given us the information for April 2018. It is important parents are enrolling their nannies on a payroll system. Nannies cannot be self employed if they are only work for you. Please call the experts for further information regarding any payroll issues or queries. New figures for April 2018 Tax Year. National…

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News Childcare prices surge at double rate of inflation

The family and childcare trust have published a report on childcare costs. Over the last 10 years costs have just risen for families due to many aspects. Nannies or nurseries have incurred many additional costs with SSP now paid by employers, minimum wage and holiday pay, whilst it is only fair to employers, it is…

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Nanny Training Course

nannytraininglink is pleased to announce a new nanny training course in association with Keri Cartwright of Nutkins Nannies covering: Activities for Children Employment Matters for Nannies PLUS free first aid taster session by Keri To launch the new course nannytraininglink is offering places at just £23 per person (a 50% reduction on the usual price…

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Meeting of Minds

On Saturday 6th February I attended a fantastic day at the “Meeting of Minds” event arranged by Margaret Cowell of nannytraininglink. Margaret began proceedings by introducing the assembled audience to the Association of Nanny Agencies (ANA) which represents many established nanny agencies from all around the country. This was followed by presentation from First Aid…

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Changes Proposed to Shared Parental Leave and Pay

The Federation of Small Businesses and the Daily Telegraph report that the UK government plans to extend by 2018 the current scheme of shared parental leave and pay to include working grandparents. These proposals mean not only that working grandparents could be allowed to make use of shared parental leave and pay entitlements to help…

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Nanny Shares

Due to increasing childcare costs, nanny shares have risen in popularity during recent years. Indeed, using a nanny share can realise substantial savings compared to other childcare costs e.g. a childminder will charge around £5.00 per hour per child; a sole charge nanny comfortably earn £18,000 gross per annum; and a nursery place cost in…

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Balancing the Demands of a Changing Job Market

At a recent London Enterprise Panel meeting at the Erith campus of Bexley College, it was interesting to discover just how much how much employment options have changed for those coming through the education sector and are embarking on the first steps on the career ladder. Since I started work in 1982 I have rarely…

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The True Cost of Cheap Nannies

The risks of not using a professional nanny agency with a reputation for standards and integrity are clearly highlighted in this Daily Mail story. Fortunately no harm came to any child on this occasion but the situation nonetheless illustrates the potential perils of using unregulated online nanny recruitment. The decision to employ a nanny is…

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