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Selecting the Perfect Nursery Software

If you're looking for new nursery management software to streamline operations at your nursery or group, you're about to make a very important decision. But where should you begin? You could dive straight into the technical aspects: Is the software dependable, user-friendly, and efficient? After all, if the tools you invest in don't align with [...]

2024-05-12T16:29:34+01:00May 7th, 2024|INM News|

Preventing burn-out in childcare staff

In early years education, losing an experienced and highly valued team member is unfortunately all too common, and it's a harsh reality that many nurseries have faced. The serious problems with staff retention in nurseries have finally caught the attention of major newspapers, shedding light on why early years educators are feeling overwhelmed and choosing [...]

2024-05-12T16:30:37+01:00May 7th, 2024|INM News|

The Parent-Staff Partnership in Early Years

As any experienced practitioner knows, early years education lays a solid foundation for a child's lifelong learning journey. It shapes their cognitive, social, and emotional development in so many ways. During this critical period, the partnership between parents and nursery staff emerges as a powerful force. It enriches the educational experience and helps to nurture [...]

2024-05-12T16:31:06+01:00May 7th, 2024|INM News|

Motivating Your Nursery Staff: A Guide to Effective Incentives

As a nursery owner, you are probably well aware of the ongoing challenge of motivating your staff. It's a topic that occupies the minds of many owners and managers, but the solution is rarely straightforward. Balancing incentives presents a delicate task. On one hand, there is the need for substantial, long-term incentives that may not [...]

2024-05-12T16:31:35+01:00May 7th, 2024|INM News|

U.K. Childcare Underfunding Is Damaging Sector

In recent years, the childcare sector in the UK has experienced significant challenges. One that immediately comes to mind is the underfunded government scheme aimed at providing free nursery places. This initiative, while well-intentioned, has generated serious financial strains on nurseries, leading to closures and increased pressure on childcare providers. The scheme's intention was to [...]

2024-05-12T16:32:06+01:00May 7th, 2024|INM News|

The Importance of Child Empowerment

In the world of early years development, there's a powerful concept that's gaining traction in many nurseries: child empowerment. Now it's more than just a buzzword; it's a fundamental principle that can help to shape the way we nurture and support young minds. But what does child empowerment really mean, and why is it so [...]

2024-05-12T16:32:34+01:00May 7th, 2024|INM News|

Email Service – Parent and Carer communication…

Effective communication with parents and carers in the Early Years is key to the success of any nursery. However, some parents and carers have little free time during the day due to work demands, causing some challenges to communication. Some children may be dropped off as soon as the nursery opens and picked up [...]

2023-03-20T12:07:07+00:00January 7th, 2022|INM News|

Child Pay… an optional, faster payment option

Child Pay is an optional easy to setup payment function for your nursery or group to begin accepting debit and credit cards payments. This service is provided through our partnership with Stripe, a leading PSP (Payment Service Provider). What is Stripe? Stripe is a global online payment processor that is trusted by thousands of [...]

2023-03-20T12:06:58+00:00January 7th, 2022|INM News|