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9th July 2020

An interview with John Ingham, Connect Childcare CIO

Our Chief Information Officer (CIO), John Ingham, recently took part in IDG Connect’s ‘CIO Spotlight’ series.  Here, he looks back at his career history in IT, talks about his current role and offers key advice for aspiring IT leaders. If you missed the original article, you can catch up below…     What was your…

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9th June 2020

An update from Stephen Brady – Head of Customer Support

If you have just reopened, I hope that your first week back was full of beaming smiles from your staff and children. We’ve been loving the positivity being spread across social media… As we welcome a little more normality back into our lives, I wanted to update you on what my team has been up…

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4th June 2020

5 Minutes with… Chris Reid

Our founder and CEO, Chris Reid, was recently interviewed by Education Briefing – talking about the biggest challenges and opportunities within the Early Years (EY) sector, as well as EY EdTech trends and what he enjoys most about his job! If you missed the original article, catch up below… Tell us about your company, products…

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7th May 2020

Safe operating procedures for Early Years Settings

Implementing solutions to come out of the lockdown. Membership organisations of the Early Years Sector have come together to form The Covid-19 Response Group to represent several thousand members and over 70 childcare groups. The groups aim is to proactively support the government, families and employees by producing ‘Safe Operating Procedures’ for early years settings.…

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25th March 2020

LEYF Launches Capital’s Fourth Emergency Childcare Service to Keep Key Workers Functional

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) has today responded to the Government’s call to provide essential childcare to keyworkers* during the coronavirus by operating as the Capital’s fourth emergency service. LEYF, the UK’s largest childcare charity and social enterprise which operates 39 nurseries across London, has created a new logistical plan identifying which parents are essential…

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6th March 2020

Customer Spotlight: London Early Years Foundation

LEYF Launches the UK’s FIRST Ever Male-only Cohort of Apprenticeships in Early Years In March 2020, London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) will be launching the UK’s FIRST ever male-only cohort of apprenticeships in Early Years, working with the under 5’s, to help boost the number of men joining the sector. The 12-18 month salaried training programme,…

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28th February 2020

Customer Spotlight: London Early Years Foundation

Bikeworks*, a not-for-profit social enterprise based in Bethnal Green, has now donated a total of 200 bikes to London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), since their partnership began in 2018. The latest addition of 16 bikes, which were built as part of a collaborative team building day with Thomson Reuters and organised by Bikeworks, will be…

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2nd January 2020

Introducing KidSave

The simple and flexible account to build up savings for your child’s future – right from the start 73% of parents think their children will have a harder start in adult life than they did 81% of parents believe the government is not doing enough to support families with children’s savings Poor perception of and…

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