Our handy guide to Gross versus Net, and why on the Happy Nest Jobs Board we list wages for jobs in gross figures. By “going gross”, payroll standards for nannies across the UK will continue to improve. And by understanding what gross income means, nannies will be more empowered when seeking and acquiring jobs.
Here’s how I explained the benefits of a nanny to my on-the-fence husband. And as busy professionals, the reasons why a nanny would be an advantage for our family over other forms of childcare.
We live in an age where not all of us have a village to lean on. So we seek the support of others. And these others, when done right, with love, care, attention, personalisation and professionalism – what an impact they have! So to go about bringing this balance into your household, consider first these 5 things. We’ve got you sorted!
Alternative schooling is becoming more popular in the UK, with parents choosing to send their children to an “alternative” school, like Montessori, Reggio or Steiner. In this article, we introduce those three most well-known options.
Choosing the best education for your child. It’s one of the biggest decisions you’ll make as a parent, but is traditional schooling the right choice for you and your child?
As well as being full of fresh ideas and excited to hit the ground running, we bet you’re thinking about how to protect yourself in your new role. Wise move.
Childcare De-mystified – Nannies vs Au Pairs Choosing childcare can be tricky. There are so many variables to consider. It’s a bit like choosing an ice cream with your children. You have to weigh up what will make them happy versus what you’d like them
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
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
The baby industry is also very competitive, and it’s none too different for the agencies operating within. Which is why it can be a difficult balancing act to finding a nanny agency to work with as a maternity nurse.