Category Archives: Employment

Nanny Training Course

nannytraininglink is pleased to announce a new nanny training course in association with Keri Cartwright of Nutkins Nannies covering: Activities for Children Employment Matters for Nannies PLUS free first aid taster session by Keri To launch the new course nannytraininglink … Continue reading

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Meeting of Minds

On Saturday 6th February I attended a fantastic day at the “Meeting of Minds” event arranged by Margaret Cowell of nannytraininglink. Margaret began proceedings by introducing the assembled audience to the Association of Nanny Agencies (ANA) which represents many established … Continue reading

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Changes Proposed to Shared Parental Leave and Pay

The Federation of Small Businesses and the Daily Telegraph report that the UK government plans to extend by 2018 the current scheme of shared parental leave and pay to include working grandparents. These proposals mean not only that working grandparents … Continue reading

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Nanny Shares

Due to increasing childcare costs, nanny shares have risen in popularity during recent years. Indeed, using a nanny share can realise substantial savings compared to other childcare costs e.g. a childminder will charge around £5.00 per hour per child; a … Continue reading

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Balancing the Demands of a Changing Job Market

At a recent London Enterprise Panel meeting at the Erith campus of Bexley College, it was interesting to discover just how much how much employment options have changed for those coming through the education sector and are embarking on the … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Cheap Nannies

The risks of not using a professional nanny agency with a reputation for standards and integrity are clearly highlighted in this Daily Mail story. Fortunately no harm came to any child on this occasion but the situation nonetheless illustrates the … Continue reading

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Confusion over Childcare Voucher Changes

There are currently a number of changes in afoot regarding childcare support and nanny pay (most notably with pensions and childcare vouchers). As this BBC story highlights, these can be very confusing. In order not to fall foul (unknowingly or … Continue reading

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