Management Guide: Business Development

How a range of childcare providers are growing their businesses and expanding their services.


Business development: Nursery moves into consultancy

One Reggio-inspired nursery has set up a consultancy on creative learning outdoors. Hannah Crown reports.


Business Development - Dizzy Ducks grows in three directions

One nursery chain is expanding into the babysitting and wedding sectors as well as launching a franchise arm - all within six months. Hannah Crown reports.


Business Development - Mobile network

A company set up 20 years ago to offer at-home care services for elderly people is now offering a wide range of childcare services. Hannah Crown reports.


Business Development - Global village

A forest school that mixes Reggio and Montessori approaches will receive 45 visitors from settings across the world this year. Hannah Crown reports on the benefits of an international...


Business Development - Giving parents the hours they need

A flexible service across two sites is making a Manchester-based provider popular with parents, says Karen Faux.


Business Development - An outstanding operation

Strong leadership and support for staff have been key for one 'outstanding' nursery.


Business Development - Saying it all on social media

A well-planned online strategy has made all the difference to one nursery. Karen Faux reports.