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Celebrating Summer: Reasons to love the holidays despite yourself

Celebrating Summer: Reasons to love the holidays despite yourself

Celebrating the summer holidays: Reasons to love them despite yourself   Wow, wasn’t summer a blast? A blur of parks, pools and outdoor adventures. Long, lazy days hanging out in pyjamas and having fun with family and friends. Most schools start again this week and suddenly – rather surprisingly –

FAQs The Benefits of Ofsted Registration Explained

FAQs The Benefits of Ofsted Registration Explained

The Benefits of Ofsted Registration Explained   We’ve recently been thinking about those FAQs we get from nannies and families who are understandably baffled by the different types of childcare, qualifications and accreditations out there. (We recently blogged on the difference between nannies and childminders and we will be doing

Childcare de-mystified – Nannies vs Childminders

Childcare de-mystified – Nannies vs Childminders

What is it with the mind-boggling array of childcare options out there? You’ve got au pairs, childminders, nannies, nurseries and preschools – all offering different services at different rates. Making sense of it all is almost as painful as going to the supermarket on a Saturday afternoon with two children

Cheshire Nanny Activities | May

Cheshire Nanny Activities | May

Cheshire Nanny Activities | May Lots of fun, exciting activities for children to get involved in this month! Here is a few not to miss in beautiful Cheshire, home to Happy Nest HQ in Chester (we love the sound of the magical fairy woods!) Remember... tag @happynestuk in your snaps and we
DBS Update: Home Based Positions – Definition Amended

DBS Update: Home Based Positions – Definition Amended

DBS Update: Home Based Positions - Definition Amended This week the DBS released an announcement that there will be changes in their application forms as of the 27th April 2015. Who is Affected by the Changes? - LIVE IN Nannies & Au Pairs. - Those living in the same home
Tax-free Childcare update

Tax-free Childcare update

Details of the Government’s Tax-free Childcare – what you need to know Last year the Government announced a consultation on their tax-free childcare proposals designed to help working parents pay for the ever-increasing cost of childcare. This week it outlined how the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme will work. Tax-Free Childcare
Pensions – Auto Enrolment

Pensions – Auto Enrolment

Auto enrolment pensions Happy Nest nanny & babysitting agency in Chester, Cheshire have had quite a few questions regarding pensions for nannies, here we have some helpful advice for you courtesy of NannyTax... In response to the recent article in the press we are keen for our clients to understand
Autumn Fun!

Autumn Fun!

  Happy Nest 's Autumn blog is full of great ideas for our busy nannies & families, make the little ones autumn magical with fun days out & crafty days at home.  ~~~ 21,23 & 25 October, 10am - Family Fungi Walks. Have some fun-gi in the woods & learn about what to look