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.

May 2023

Top Up Fees Crackdown from Councils

Early years settings in England are not permitted to charge top-up fees when offering funded places as part of the various childcare entitlement schemes such as 30 hours.

May 2023

What Makes Childminding Unique?

Here, we look at the many reasons why childminding is so rewarding as a career, the essential part that childminders play in our early years workforce and the many benefits that children gain from be ..........

Apr 2023

Childminding UK | Tackling Difficult Conversations

People who work in early years understand the importance of a strong partnership with parents. Childminding UK shares how to tackle difficult conversations, to help encourage better outcomes.