March 2020

BLOG: Nurseries on the front line

Cheryl Hadland, Managing Director of Tops Day Nurseries shares a glimpse of dealing with COVID-19: Life on the front line for nurseries.

30/03/2020

Posted by Cheryl Hadland, Managing Director, Tops Day Nurseries | with 0 comments

BLOG: Making sense of the finances

Yesterday (26/3/2020) the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP, announced a range of measures to help support self-employed workers affected by the spread of COVID-19. While this is welcome news to many, some will find it a challenge to find the finances they need to keep afloat between now and the beginning of June when the first payment will be made.

PACEY's Director of Finance explains more.

27/03/2020

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BLOG: Brave New World? Closure of schools and early years settings in England- what does it mean for me?

Our world has been turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic. Now that a lockdown for three weeks has been announced across the country, with everyone being encouraged to stay at home unless absolute necessary, childcarers and families nationwide have an unsettling time ahead. Guidance and clarification is still coming in from Government about what the closure of schools and registered early years settings (except those caring for the children of key workers and vulnerable children) will mean in practice.

24/03/2020

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BLOG: The Coronavirus Bill

In the unprecedented times in which we find ourselves the Government has speedily introduced new legislation that will help deal with the Coronavirus pandemic. PACEY's Policy Advisor, Helen, talks through what this means.

24/03/2020

Posted by Helen Donohoe, Policy Advisor, PACEY | with 0 comments