Childminder Agencies




Introduced by the Department for Education in 2013, childminder agencies are ‘one-stop shop’ organisations that register childminders and provide them with training, advice, administrative support and marketing…

Childcare: Birth to 16




Regulation of childcare Last year, in tandem with publishing More Affordable Childcare, the Government launched a public consultation on the regulation of childcare, which ran…

Childcare: Birth to 16




Regulation of childcare Last year, in tandem with publishing More Affordable Childcare, the Government launched a public consultation on the regulation of childcare, which ran…

Letter to childminders from Elizabeth Truss, Minister for Childcare




Over the next few weeks, the Minister for Education and Childcare, Elizabeth Truss is writing to all childminders in England informing them about Government reforms…

Ofsted launch childminder agencies consultation




Ofsted have today launched a consultation on how childminder agencies should be inspected. The government’s Children and Families Bill 2013 will allow for the creation…