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HMRC tells childminders to repay thousands in tax credits

Childminders must now prove their business is being run to make a profit or could be forced to repay thousands of pounds in backdated tax credits.


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Interview - Dr Margy Whalley and Barbara Riddell

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Nursery Schools and Nursery Classes in Primary Schools has just...

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Interview - Annabel Karmel, food expert

Ms Karmel has been recruited to create bespoke menus for Fennies Day Nurseries, and will be answering...

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Interview - Claire Warden

Educational consultant and founder of Mindstretchers

Latest Comment

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Time for action on men in childcare

With the proportion of men working in early years stuck at just two per cent, it's time for the Government...

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Editor's view - A top class read

At Nursery World, we always strive to provide a mix of content that will meet the needs of everyone in...

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  • Is adult furniture child's play?

    14 October 2015

    In parts of Finland, staff working in state-funded nursery settings have been told they must use adult-sized furniture. According to one manager, working in an EYFS nursery in Helsinki, the reason...

  • Sunshine and Skolverket in Stockholm

    05 November 2014

    The final part of the Nursery World early years trip to Finland and Sweden was spent in the lovely city of Stockholm.