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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
Easter Craft Activity – Bunny Toilet Roll

Easter Craft Activity – Bunny Toilet Roll

Easter Craft Activity - Toilet Roll Bunny Toilet rolls make the perfect craft box item because you can pretty much guarantee you've always got one or two on hand. They’re also a good size for little hands to hold comfortably and are durable and pliable. This Toilet Roll Easter Bunny is
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
Employing a Before and After School Nanny

Employing a Before and After School Nanny

With the start of a new school year now a distant memory, we have noticed an increase in families contacting Happy Nest Nanny Agency seeking the services of a flexible before and after school nanny. Many families are all struggling with the similar constraints of other forms of childcare such
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
Ready, Steady, Grow!

Ready, Steady, Grow!

James' Harvest! Enjoy the very last of the Summer with the fun in the garden this September.  We have found some great & inspirational ideas of how to get the children interested and involved in planting, growing & cooking their own food... For some inspiring tips on how to entertain
Join us at the Chester Polo!

Join us at the Chester Polo!

6 & 7 September - Happy Nest at the Chester Pol Happy Nest team hope too meet you at this weekend's International Polo & Roodee Cup Challenge at the Chester Racecourse. We have a fab little shabby chic hut and will be presenting our services to those interested in finding