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Regulation Matters

At present most in the industry may know that there is no form of compulsory registration for nannies. They may also know that nannies are not presently obliged by law to have any form of training, including First Aid and Safeguarding training. There is also

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

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

Summer Child Care – Happy Nest Chester

Have you organised your summer child care? We have some AMAZING nannies, au pairs, mother's help & baby-sitters who cover Chester, all of Cheshire & most of North Wales. A lot of our nannies are eager to find the right family and are happy to incorporate

Happy Nest Free Tips & Advice

Happy Nest offer applicants a variety of resources, information & advice for free.  Why not pop into our office! - We are more than happy to offer you some of our expert knowledge on how to find that perfect job. We aren't the typical recruitment

In with the DBS check out with the CRB check

This week on the 17th June the government introduced the Disclosure & Barring Services' (DBS) new 'Update Service' which will remove the need for applicants to apply for a new criminal records certificate each time they move jobs. Now applicants who choose to subscribe to

NANNY OF THE YEAR 2013!

Happy Nest love seeing professional nannies being recognised for doing the job they love... PAULA VEKONY HAS BEEN NAMED PROFESSIONAL NANNY OF THE YEAR 2013. SHE WAS ANNOUNCED AS THE WINNER AT THE END OF AN ALL-DAY CONFERENCE SPECIFICALLY FOR PROFESSIONAL NANNIES AT THE CHILTERN