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Book Review: Building Your Early Years Business, Planning and Strategies for Growth and Success

About ‘Building your Early Years Business’ Love working with kids but don’t have a natural business head? Whether you’re new to the early years industry or just want to brush up on your business management skills, this book has all the advice you need to analyse your organisation and make sure it stands out from the crowd. Covering everything from…

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In the News

Changes to the Taxation of Salary Sacrifice Arrangements  Business Tax Making Tax Digital – businesses with turnover below the vat threshold will be able to delay quarterly reporting by one year The planned reduction in corporation tax to 19% from April 2017 and 17% from April 2020 is to go ahead Measures are to be introduced to reduce the administrative burden…

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6 Tips That Make Your Newsletters Standout

Planning your newsletter requires attention to detail. Here are some of our essentials that we have found useful. #1   The subject line should be kept quite short, captivating and punchy. # 2  A reply email address should be friendly or sent to the person who is responsible for marketing. It makes the thought behind the newsletter seem down to…

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4 Reasons You Should be Talking About Active Listeners

Communication is such a necessary tool for children, parents, staff and professionals alike have different requirements and their levels of engagement should always aim to match their levels of need.  In our everyday conversation meandering through emotions, defensiveness and non verbal clues takes time and skill.  Our ultimate aim?  To have positive relationships on a deeper level and central to…

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Why Team Meeting’s are the New Black

Plan a small meeting and together identify the SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats) for the team, children, parents, suppliers, authorities, the business and anyone else who has contact with your OFSTED setting. Be open and honest, in other words there may be some feedback that may be hard to swallow. Use a SWOT that all the team contributes to.…

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