November 2020

NEWS: Ofsted update on national lockdown arrangements

Ofsted have issued an update on how it plans to manage registration and inspection visits in England during the national lockdown and, as part of this, to work with childminders, nurseries, pre-schools and nannies due a visit, to minimise risks and adhere to guidance.


NEWS: PACEY members shortlisted for Nursery World Awards 2020

PACEY is delighted that a number of our members have been shortlisted for this year’s Nursery World Awards. The awards are designed to reward best practice and to recognise and celebrate the achievements of early years professionals.


NEWS: Support via the SEISS is increased

Since the announcement of the national lockdown in England from Thursday 5 November and the firebreak lockdown in Wales, the government have now confirmed that they will be increasing its support to the self-employed through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) over the coming months. 


NEWS: Childcare settings can remain open as part of upcoming national lockdown in England

After the Prime Minster announced the implementation of national restrictions in England from 5 November, guidance for this has now been released.