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Speaking with one voice

Let's use our collective strength to talk to government about early years sector concerns, says Cheryl Hadland, founder of Tops Day Nurseries

The parent trap

We need a shift in the mindset of employers in the UK, so that flexible working is seen as the norm, not the exception, argues Sarah Jackson

Market roundup - moving up?

After a bit of a hiatus over the second and third quarter of 2020, the market for nursery transactions has been moving healthily again, says Arun Kanwar

Feeling overwhelmed

Too many statutory requirements mean we are busy demonstrating compliance rather than getting on with our real job

It's not 'free', it's funded!

The Government needs to come clean to parents that 30 hours funding will force providers to charge for 'extra' services, says Neil Leitch, chief executive of Pre-school Learning Alliance

Being professional

Michael Pettavel looks for insights into what it really means to be a 'professional'

Counting the cost of early years funding shortfalls

As recent reports reveal ongoing problems with the underfunding of the 30 hours, Neil Leitch, chief executive of the biggest voluntary sector provider the Pre-school Learning Alliance, calls for Government action, as he explains why it has closed more than 20 settings

Exclusive: Ask the Minister

Education and Childcare Minister Elizabeth Truss answers Nursery World readers' questions about More Great Childcare and More Affordable Childcare

Too much on their plates?

Let's get one thing out of the way first: I'm no expert on childcare. I've been following the debate on ratios with great interest, but my focus here is in one important part of childcare provision: food.

Looking forward from lockdown

Bertram nursery group CEO Cary Rankin gives his personal reflections on the ups and downs of emerging from lockdown and the ins and outs of working towards a successful future.

Scouting skills for life

The Scouts are piloting a scheme for the early years that will see four- and five-year-olds reap the benefits of the movement, says Matt Hyde

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