December 2017

Consultation on level 2 qualifications criteria in England

The Department for Education has published a new consultation on level 2 childcare qualifications criteria in England, which PACEY helped to draft. The deadline to respond is 28th February 2018.


New SEED report on quality in group early years settings in England

The Study of Early Education and Development (SEED) project has published a report on the quality of group early years provision. Read a summary of the findings and comment from PACEY Chief Executive Liz Bayram.


New consultation on eligibility for the two-year-old offer

The Government is consulting on changes to the eligibility criteria for the free early education entitlement for two-year-olds under Universal Credit, claiming that 8,000 more children could benefit.


Support for your self assessment from HMRC

Finding self assessment confusing and need help with the little details? HMRC provides a wealth of support. The deadline for filing your tax return is 31 January 2018.