September 2016

New National Minimum Wage rules

Increase in National Minimum Wage for under 25s and apprentices in England and Wales.


PACEY members celebrate at Nursery World Awards

PACEY members and staff celebrated their success at the weekend at the prestigious Nursery World Awards ceremony. The awards are designed to reward best practice and recognise and celebrate the achievements of early years professionals. 


CSSIW publishes Annual Report for 15-16

CSSIW has published their Annual Report for 2015-2016. The report contains an insight into the registration, regulation and inspection of childcare and play settings across Wales, as well as some key quotes recognising the work of the sector.


Welsh Government and the 30 hour childcare offer

The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones has set out his government’s five year plan which includes confirmation of the Labour Party's manifesto pledge around a childcare offer.


PACEY responds to early years funding consultation

PACEY has submitted a response to the Government's consultation which proposes a new early years national funding formula.


Making tax digital - an essential move

Making tax digital is the Government's vision for the end of the tax return


PACEY launches sector-wide survey for childcare professionals

PACEY is launching its annual survey which will provide a unique insight into the issues facing early years professionals.


Promoting sleep in the early years

PACEY has partnered with The Children’s Sleep Charity to develop a unique sleep resource for childcare professionals.


Cwlwm launches Workforce Questionnaire in Wales for 2016

PACEY Cymru, as one of the partners in Cwlwm, is now promoting the Workforce Questionnaire for 2016.