Legislation and regulation of the nursery, childcare & early years education sector, including Nursery World's tracker of current consultations and legislation in progress as well as policy guides to the most important laws affecting the sector.
Transforming children’s life chances was a heated topic for debate by a panel of MPs on the same day David Cameron handed the baton of his flagship policy to Theresa May.
Brexit will undoubtedly have an impact in some form on early years, according to commentators.
Sam Gyimah has promised a review of the GCSE requirements at Level 3.
Children’s charities are urging the Government to rule out further welfare cuts amid Brexit uncertainty, after it was revealed child poverty rose by 200,000 last year.
With the forthcoming expansion of the free entitlement, the overwhelming message from the sector is that early years businesses need help to ensure provision can grow to meet the demand.
At just eight clauses long, the Childcare Act is the law which brings the 30 hours into force.
A guide to the 241-page Children and Families Act, which became law on 13 March 2014.
The main points summarised by Mary Evans
Jacqui Mann advises that it could be time to review your disciplinary procedures in light of changes...
What you need to know about employing migrant workers, by Jacqui Mann
The what, when and how guide to the Government's childcare reform proposals
Jacqui Mann outlines changes to the law when it comes to staff retirement