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19th January 2021

Connect Childcare chats to Sam Holland at Busy Bees Nursery Group

With over 3,400 nurseries in our portfolio, we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on a different one each month, to get to know them a little better! This month we’ve chosen Busy Bees, the UK’s leading nursery group… We’ve recently renewed our three-year contract with Busy Bees and towards the end of 2020, we successfully…

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18th January 2021

January Support Update: Live Chat, Drop-in Sessions & More

We’ve got a lot to be excited about this month. For starters, the long-awaited Live Chat channel is back on the Helpdesk, allowing us to make personal connections with our customers and provide quick support that can be responded to in minutes. But more importantly, with the needs of our customers in flux throughout 2020, helping our…

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14th January 2021

EYFS Home – Bounce Back Jack Day available on ParentHub

‘Bounce Back Jack’ by EYFS Home available now on ParentHub The COVID pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of educating our children, nurturing our future generations, and protecting their potential to prosper. With the help of two Government grants, EYFSHome has created over 600 activity videos and 150 story readings to support families with children…

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13th January 2021

Staff Spotlight – Charlotte Woods

Here at Connect Childcare, each and every one of us is passionate about the Early Years (EY) sector and about developing management software that improves the lives of children, globally. In order to shine the spotlight on our wonderful team, we’ve created an employee Q&A series – enabling our readers to better get to know…

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11th January 2021

How can nurseries market their setting more effectively to boost awareness in 2021?

There’s no denying that 2020 was a challenging year for the Early Years sector, but as nurseries start planning and preparing their settings for 2021, marketing and raising brand awareness will be a core feature on the agenda over the coming months.   Our content and campaign manager, Caitlin Holmes, recently shared some advice and…

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7th January 2021

Kickstart your 2021 goals

Happy new year. We hope that whatever you got up to over the holidays was enjoyable and that you’re ready to welcome in 2021 with a fresh outlook. As you’re getting back into the swing of things, now is the perfect time to turn that new year’s energy into something big. Did you know that…

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6th January 2021

Nursery Practitioners beat the January Blues

January is often known as the gloomiest month of the year. The days are dark and cold, the festivities are over and we’re all back at work. With the recent lockdown announcement, we understand it’s an even more difficult start to a new year.  Last January, we teamed up with Linda Baston Pitt from PurpleBee…

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21st December 2020

The intrinsic link between staff wellbeing and parental communications

In the Early Years (EY) sector, child development is at the heart of what every nursery and childminder does. But when it comes to maximising learning opportunities, of equal importance is that the education journey continues outside of the classroom and into the home. Our CEO and founder, Chris Reid, recently spoke to Morton Michel…

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