October 2021

NEWS: PACEY responds to the Autumn Budget 2021

This afternoon (27 October) Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak made his Budget and Spending Review in the House of Commons. We have set out some of the key updates and PACEY's response. 


NEWS: Joint letter to Chancellor calls for investment in early years services

PACEY has signed a joint letter to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak ahead of the Autumn Budget announcement later this afternoon. 


NEWS: Investment for families expected in Budget announcement

This week details about the upcoming Autumn Budget announcements due to be delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday have been revealed in advance.  


NEWS: Exciting news on funded training in Wales / Newyddion cyffrous ar gyllid yng Nghymru

In line with funding from Welsh Government from October 21-March 22 PACEY Cymru are now able to offer a package of subsidised pre-registration training and support.  Yn unol â chyllid gan Lywodraeth Cymru rhwng Hydref 21 a Mawrth 22, rydym bellach yn gallu cynnig pecyn o hyfforddiant a chymorth cyn-gofrestru â chymhorthdal.


NEWS: Single mum Nichola Salvato will ask for Supreme Court ruling on childcare payments

PACEY continues to support single mother Nichola Salvato in her legal challenge around childcare payments.


NEWS: PACEY joins call for Government in England to #BuildBackChildhood

Today PACEY is proud to join over 700 organisations calling on Government in England to make a strategic investment in babies, children and young people in the upcoming autumn Spending Review


NEWS: Nuffield Foundation review calls for reform of early education and childcare

Today (20 October) The Nuffield Foundation published its latest review into early education and childcare titled ‘The role of early childhood education and care in shaping life chances’, which PACEY contributed to. 


NEWS: Childminder success in WeCare Wales competition / Llwyddiant gwarchodwr plant yng nghystadleuaeth Gofalwn Cymru.

PACEY Cymru were delighted to hear that PACEY member Gaynor Richards, a childminder from Llandysul, was the winner of the recent competition run by WeCare Wales on Instagram following nomination and a public vote. Roedd PACEY Cymru yn falch iawn o glywed mai aelod PACEY, Gaynor Richards, gwarchodwr plant o Landysul, oedd enillydd y gystadleuaeth ddiweddar a gynhaliwyd gan Gofalwn Cymru ar Instagram yn dilyn enwebiad a phleidlais gyhoeddus


NEWS: Leeds University survey of nannies and nursery managers

PACEY members in England and Wales who work as a nanny or within a nursery setting are invited to take part in a survey on working during the Covid-19 pandemic.


NEWS: Additional FAQs for early years and childcare settings in England

This week the DfE issued further clarification on coronavirus measures in a FAQ document for early years and childcare settings in England.