Early Years Business Advice Hub
Hempsall’s Business Map for early years providers
Hempsall’s resources outline the steps that providers could take to business plan for now, the summer term and across 2021.
Early Years Alliance Cost of delivery calculator
Can be used to calculate total costs and total hours delivered. Information can then be entered into the spreadsheet, which automatically estimates hourly delivery costs.
National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Business Zone
Free online business support toolkit funded by DfE. It aims to help providers sustain a healthy childcare business, developed by the sector, for the sector. The toolkit includes: Business Appraisal; Financial Management; Staff Cost Calculator. There is a range of downloadable resources.
PACEY Group Setting Cost Calculator
This calculator developed with London Borough of Merton, funded by DfE, helps to understand the cost of delivering childcare services.
PACEY Business Smart for Childminders
Developed by childminders for childminders, a collection of ideas, inspiration and tools to help new and existing childminders develop a sustainable business. Funded by DfE, providers can find top tips, videos, case studies, downloadable tools and other essential ideas to help make the most of their business.
Competition and Market Authority (CMA) letter
This letter is to help nurseries and early years providers understand how consumer protection law applies to the arrangements they have with consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic
Other useful websites
- National Children's Burea (NCB)
- Foundation Years – Resources from pregnancy to children aged 5
- Department for Education (DfE)