October 2020

NEWS: £12.5m to support vulnerable families and children/£ 12.5m Cymorth i deuluoedd a phlant sy’n agored i niwed

£12.5m package of funding to support vulnerable families and children during the pandemic/Pecyn cyllid o £ 12.5m Cymorth i deuluoedd a phlant sy’n agored i niwed


NEWS: EY smart announced as finalist in this years NMT Nursery Awards

We are excited to announce that our free CPD learning platform EY smart has been selected as a finalist for the NMT Nursery Awards in the Nursery Training and Development Award 2020 category. 


NEWS: Chancellor announces additional Covid-19 financial support for businesses and self-employed

Since announcements made at the end of September, Rishi Sunak MP, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has today set out additional changes to the government’s financial plan to support jobs and the economy. 


NEWS: PACEY writes to the Chancellor ahead of Comprehensive Spending Review

PACEY’s Chief Executive Liz Bayram has written an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP expressing key concerns for the early years sector, ahead of the upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review in late November.


NEWS: PACEY features in global research into support programmes for home-based childcare

Spring Impact new research shares insights and recommendations for funders, policymakers, and other early childhood care and education stakeholders. As one of the largest professional associations for early years providers in the UK, PACEY took part in the research. 


NEWS: Coronavirus circuit break in Wales / Cyfnod atal y coronafeirws yng Nghymru

A short, sharp “circuit breaker” or “fire-break” will be introduced across Wales from 6pm Friday 23 October until the start of Monday 9 November 2020. Bydd “cyfnod atal byr” yn cael ei gyflwyno ar draws Cymru a o 6pm ddydd Gwener 23 Hydref tan ddechrau dydd Llun 9 Tachwedd 2020.


NEWS: New Covid-19 three tiered system announced in England

This afternoon, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken in the House of Commons to announce the new three tiered system for local Covid-19 levels across England to be in force from Wednesday 14 October.