Competition for places, condemnation of the Government’s Code of Practice and restricted cash flows. Can the love of providing quality childcare really be enough for someone to start-up their own nursery today?
We are often asked for advice by those considering starting a nursery, on where to start, best practice or simply if the idea is right for them.
The shape of the industry today, suggests that nursery owners have never had it so tough, so would new, and inexperienced owners be able to cope?
We thought who better to ask than our readers, experienced and professional childcare providers? We want to hear about your experiences and advice on running a nursery, so that we can provide the next generation of providers with a future reference point to help them make their decision.
Are there any common mistakes that you’ve learnt from over the years, or is there a secret to maintaining a healthy relationship with parents?
Thinking of opening your own nursery?
Ask us for our expert advice about marketing your setting, collecting parent fees and using software to make sure you always have enough time for the children!