First Aid Training in Nurseries

by Laurence Kellett in Workplace Safety | posted:


Paediatric first aid training will be compulsory for all nursery staff in England from September 2016, under government proposals, following the death of a baby in October 2012. If you run a Nursery, or work within one, you’ll know how much red tape and legislation surrounds what you can and cannot do, from child protection […]

“Social Supermarkets” Will Reduce Food Waste and Tackle Poverty

by Laurence Kellett in Lunchtime Read, Small Business Tips, Waste Management | posted:


It’s a sad reality that we throw away 15 million tonnes of food each year in the UK every single year, whilst at the same time people on low incomes are simultaneously struggling with poverty. The latest announcement by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to provide £300,000 of funding for new “social supermarkets” won’t […]

What is the Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)?

by Laurence Kellett in Small Business Tips | posted:


Earlier this year the Department for Education announced an Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) grant for councils and providers of care for young children. Currently, they are running a trial of it with 7 local authorities between January and March, 2015. The feedback from these trials will be worked on and improved upon before it […]

Hygiene Control Best Practises in your Nursery School

by Laurence Kellett in Cleaning & Janitorial, Washrooms & Hygiene, Waste Management | posted:


 Introduction Correct and proper hygiene practises are important in all walks of life, but become heightened when it comes to managing your nursery. Unlike at home, out and about, or in an office, a nursery can be very susceptible to infections or illnesses, with the vulnerability of children to contracting infections, combined with the nature […]