The 2017 Budget and Childcare

The budget announced that there is to be further help for parents with childcare costs.  It has now opened the scheme to the self-employed and this will replace the childcare vouchers as we know.  The money expert has written a superb piece on this so I have added the link for in depth details. How…

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Health and Safety

As a member of the FSB, I get a lot of updates on employment law which is very useful.  Recently I have been sent the information regarding Health and safety, whilst some of this will not apply to parents employing a nanny it is vital that some factors are adhered to. Health and safety is…

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Professional Nanny Training -New Dates Confirmed

Do you want to become a nanny? Are you looking for a career change? Are you a nanny who would like refresher training? Are you looking to further develop your nanny skills and career prospects? Are you looking to transition from a nursery to a domestic environment? Are you thinking of employing a nanny and…

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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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New Training Dates Published

NEW! nannytraininglink is pleased to announce its new training course dates covering the following subject areas: Child development Employment matters as a nanny Health and safety as a nanny Healthy diet as a nanny Professional nanny training one full day Professional relationships as a nanny Understanding and working in a family home environment For more…

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Wrap-Around Care

An article appeared in the Daily Mail regarding Nurseries opening at 6am until 8pm to help working parents cover the hours to enable them to work full time.  The Government believe this will be more flexible for parents enabling them to return to work without the worry and concerns of time issues for care of…

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Scarlet Fever

The daily Mail wrote a large article on this over the weekend and we have decided to share this with our nannies and parents. Nannies are often aware of childhood illnesses within their charges childcare environment i.e. playgroups, nursery or school very quickly due to taking the children to and from these activities. Any child…

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Car Safety

Today GMB (Good morning Britain) had a very through report on this article and for nannies it is a major safety aspect of their work and we would advise them to be aware of the law and keep updated regularly for any chances and when children outgrow their current arrangements when a change is needed.…

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Meningitis

It was reported on various programmes today and through the BBC news about the meningitis.  This is a very important illness to be recognised when caring for children and speed of identifying this quickly is extremely important. Nanny link training has linked the article. When caring for children as a nanny it is very important…

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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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