Business development and financial planning
Business planning is essential for all early years and childcare providers.
Early years and childcare business support
The National Day Nursery Association and the Department for Education have developed a free online business support toolkit. It includes Business Appraisal, Financial Management and Staff Cost Calculator.
Sign up for this free resource.
Professional bodies and GOV.UK also offer business support resources.
- Early Years Alliance
- Pacey – Professional association for childcare and early years
- GOV.UK – Write a business plan including financial planning.
Marketing and advertising
Marketing your business is an essential part of your success. Download this guide to marketing (pdf format, 82Kb), it includes how to use social media to promote your provision.