Industry news and insight

The latest news, views and industry insight from Morton Michel.

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News, views and industry insight

This page is regularly updated to keep you informed on what's happening at Morton Michel and in the childcare sector.

A third of parents fear losing their jobs if childcare clubs shut

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COVID-19: Vaccination and the workplace

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"Give us the facts" say Montessori Centre International and UsforThem.

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Making safety a priority with smart tech

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Morton Michel launches new suite of childcare insurance policies

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Nurseries take stock of budget impact

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Nursery News

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Three ways to plan a low-waste Easter egg hunt

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Recovering demand after Covid-19

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Keep talking to your landlord

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Ready and willing, but not open for business

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COVID vaccines – useful information

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AIP driving for new members

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Acclaimed author publishes three new rhyming children’s books

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AIP survey highlights disparity in grant allocations

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AIP takes up the fight for the industry

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Are your COVID-related communications effective?

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Asking for help, getting reliable advice

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Asset finance could have a big role to play in the future of UK SMEs

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Association of Indoor Play driving for new members - read the latest news from the AIP

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Business interruption and underinsurance

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Don’t miss out on sport benefits for body and soul

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Fancy some free loose parts?

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Furlough Scheme Extended to March 2021

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Has COVID presented the opportunity to change perceptions of the early-years sector?le title

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How to reduce your plastic consumption

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Industry continues to challenge government stance on closures and financial support

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Inspectors Prepare Post-Covid Regime

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Is this a viable option for your redundant party rooms?

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Is your business ready for Brexit?

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Local Authorities Clarify Advice for Unregulated Sector

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Marathon effort provides big boost for children with tumours

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New and improved eco nappy with added spice

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New Restrictions Take Hold

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Nursery group promotes children’s wellbeing

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Ofsted Revises Early Years Inspection Cycle

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One in six childcare providers could disappear this winter

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Operators braced for further turmoil

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Planning for the future

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Shadow minister says it’s crunch time for early years

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Small businesses can be carbon neutral too

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Spending Review Increases Early Years Spend

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What is the Difference Between a Childminder and a Babysitter?

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What you need to know about cyber liability

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