Blog

17th October 2018

How accurate are your parent’s bills?

For Nurseries and Childcare Providers raising bills can be a complicated process. Taking into account changes in bookings, charging for extras, rooms movements and different government funding schemes can be very time consuming. Often changes are difficult to track and bills aren’t always accurate. Parents are often confused about the bills which leads to administrators…

Read More
8th October 2018

Leading Practitioners, Leading Practice

The recently released About Early Years report confirmed that quality childcare is continuing to rise in the UK. With more providers than ever being graded Outstanding by Ofsted. But the same report revealed that 63% of childcare providers had already made cuts to save costs, with many more planning actions to cut costs in the…

Read More
5th October 2018

How long do you spend raising nursery bills for parents?

How long do you and your colleagues spend on raising nursery bills for parents? Nursery billing can be complex, with different streams of government funding to decipher as well as a whole host of different payment types including Tax Free Childcare and childcare vouchers. On top of this children often change bookings and incur extra…

Read More
1st October 2018

Working together for the sector

Connect Childcare are honoured and proud to be working alongside some of the most influential names in the childcare industry to help to encourage positive action and change for the early years sector. The About Early Years research programme from Ceeda, brings a large scale analysis of important issues faced by the childcare sector. Ceeda’s…

Read More
30th September 2018

The Early Years Workforce

We were delighted to get a preview of Ceeda’s latest About Early Years Annual Report, after being their Technology Sponsor since the beginning of the About Early Years Programme.  The report has valuable insights into the different issues faced by the early years sector, and here we bring you the highlights of findings of the…

Read More
29th September 2018

Childcare Finance and Sustainability in 2018

We’re proud to have supported Ceeda with their latest About Early Years Annual Report and bring you the highlights of their findings on finance & sustainability in the childcare sector. The cost of childcare delivery in 2018 The report confirms that the average cost of delivering one hour of childcare for 3 – 4 year…

Read More
28th September 2018

Quality Childcare in 2018

The About Early Years project was launched in May 2017, by Ceeda, the private sector research agency specialising in early years research. Connect Childcare have been their Technology Sponsor from the beginning and are proud to be supporting this research programme to incite change in the early year’s sector. Their latest report highlighting changes and…

Read More
19th September 2018

Reduce your nurseries printing costs

Printing, cutting and sticking photos as evidence for children’s learning journeys is not only time consuming, it is also costly too. Angela Mehegan of Cheeky Monkees told us, We used to spend about £400 every month just on ink cartridges.” Sound familiar? In today’s climate, nurseries need to hold their purse strings tighter than ever.…

Read More
Back to the Top
Page

Connect Christmas Present Hunt

We think you work too hard... it’s time you had a rest!

We have hidden 5 Christmas presents in different places around our website. Find them all and add them into Santa’s sleigh to enter our daily Advent Calendar prize draw.

Every working day in December we’ll be picking a winner to receive one of 16 different gifts to help you kick your feet up and relax! Ready?

Find those presents
Opt Out
Santa

Congratulations

You found them all!

Enter the prize draw the be in with a chance of receiving one of 16 different gifts to help you kick your feet up and relax!

A new winner is drawn every working day.

Enter the Prize Draw
Egg Basket
0 of 5 gifts
Opt Out
Egg Basket
0 of 5 gifts
Opt Out