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NEWS: How can BBC Tiny Happy People help you in your day-to-day work with families?

PACEY is delighted to be joined by BBC Tiny Happy People for a chance to learn how you can share the best from their website with the families that you work with. This event is open to all professionals and volunteers working with under-fives. 


NEWS: Government announces plans to support businesses with energy bills

The Government has today outlined measures to support businesses and public sector organisations in Great Britain and Northern Ireland with rising energy bills. 


NEWS: Updated national mourning guidance (Wales) / Diweddarwyd Galaru Cenedlaethol yng Nghymru

National Mourning guidance has been issued by the Welsh Government including the National Mourning period and state funeral. / Mae canllawiau Galaru Cenedlaethol wedi’u cyhoeddi gan Lywodraeth Cymru syn cynnwys Y Cyfnod Galaru Cenedlaethol ac Yr Angladd Gwladol.


NEWS: Government guidance regarding State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The DfE has shared guidance for education settings during the National Mourning period and the date of the State Funeral, which has been confirmed as Monday 19 September. 


NEWS: National Mourning in Wales / Galaru Cenedlaethol yng Nghymru

Please see the message from Welsh Government regarding the operation of schools and childcare settings following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II / Gweler y neges gan Lywodraeth Cymru ynghylch y gweithrediad ysgolion a lleoliadau gofal plant yn dilyn marwolaeth Ei Mawrhydi y Frenhines Elizabeth II.



NEWS: Government guidance regarding period of national mourning

We have outlined information about the period of national mourning that will continue until the end of the State Funeral.


NEWS: PACEY statement on the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II

It is with great sadness today that PACEY mourns the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. PACEY joins the rest of the nation in extending its deepest sympathies to the Royal Family in their bereavement.


NEWS: Government announces Energy Price Guarantee for families and businesses

The Government has announced  a new Energy Price Guarantee for households in Great Britain to support with energy bills. Businesses will receive similar support over the next six months. 


NEWS: Liz Truss announced as new UK Prime Minister

This afternoon Liz Truss MP was announced the winner of the Conservative leadership contest and will take on the role as Prime Minister in the UK.


NEWS: PACEY responds to IEA report calling for childcare deregulation

A recent paper published by the Institute for Economic Affairs titled “CUTTING THROUGH: How to address the cost of living crisis" criticises the ‘over-formalisation’ and ‘overregulation’ of the early years and childcare sector.


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