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Running a group

Business, financial and legal aspects of running and managing early years and childcare settings.

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A guide to marketing

Promoting your setting raises its profile and is essential to sustaining services in the long term.

Business planning

Business planning is essential for all early years and childcare providers.

Charity law

Not-for-profit early years and childcare providers should register with the Charity Commission.

Fundraising and finding funds

Information and advice on fundraising and finding sources of funds for your setting.

Legalities of employing staff

Guidance on meeting employment law.

New out of school provision

Information on where you can get support

Policies for your setting

Advice about adopting, implementing and reviewing policies.

Recruitment of staff

Information about recruiting staff and volunteers for your childcare setting.


Find out about the roles and responsibilities of your committee.

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