PACEY's blog - food for thought

BLOG: Ending Physical Punishment in Wales/Stopio cosbi corfforol yng Nghymru

The Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Act 2020 will come into force on Monday 21 March 2022. The Act will prohibit the physical punishment of children in Wales by abolishing the defence of reasonable punishment.  Mae Ddeddf Plant (Diddymu Amddiffyniad Cosb Resymol) (Cymru) 2020 yn dod i rym ar 21 Mawrth 2022.  Bydd y Ddeddf yn gwahardd yr arfer o gosbi plant yn gorfforol yng Nghymru drwy ddiddymu amddiffyniad cosb resymol.


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BLOG: Setting your rates

One of the first things to consider as a business owner is setting prices for your services. Childminder of ten years, Kelly provides some top tips and highlights the key things to consider when setting your fees for your childcare business.


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BLOG: Keeping dads in mind

Dads, like mums, can have deep and lasting effects on how their child’s brain, emotions and body develop. Early Years Therapist and Trainer, Eloise explores the important role dads play in a childs development.


Posted by Eloise Stevens, Early Years Therapist and Trainer | with 0 comments

BLOG: Smoke-free legislation in Wales / Deddfwriaeth ddi-fwg yng Nghymru

On 1 March 2021, the law around smoking in certain settings in Wales will change.  Ar 1 Mawrth 2021, bydd y gyfraith sy’n ymwneud â smygu mewn rhai lleoliadau yng Nghymru yn newid.


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BLOG: Crying when settling in - what's normal?

All babies and young children cry. Some cry more than others, and some cry more in particular situations, like settling into a childcare setting. Adult psychoanalyst, Alejandra Perez provides some advice and tips.


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BLOG: First Aid Training in England during the COVID pandemic

The current COVID crisis continues to impact heavily on the childcare industry and understandably many childcare providers are unclear about their first aid training responsibilities. This article clarifies questions related to the current rules and the pandemic.


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BLOG: Journey to childminder registration in Wales/Taith i gofrestru yn warchodwr plant yng Nghymru

Sally talks about her journey to childminder registration in Wales.  Mae Sally yn siarad am ei thaith i gofrestru yn warchodwr plant yng Nghymru.


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BLOG: PACEY policy - 2020 year in review

Welcome to PACEY’s annual overview of the year in policy, where we look back at 2020 and all the challenges and progress we have made for early education and childcare in England and Wales. 


Posted by Rose Porter and Claire Protheroe, PACEY | with 0 comments

BLOG: PACEY's festive roundup 2020

This year has been anything but normal, but here at PACEY we wanted to share some of the key achievements, and thank our members for their continued support and trust in PACEY.


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BLOG: Sole trader vs. limited company: What's the difference?

Whether you’re just starting up your childcare business, or wondering if making the leap from sole trader to a limited company is right for you, there’s a lot to think about. FSB explain what registered as a sole trader or a limited company will mean for you.


Posted by Kate Ford, Tax Advisor Manager, Federation of Small Businesses | with 0 comments