From the results of a recent survey we ran on the childcare industry, 2 out of 5 providers didn’t know how much they were spending on paper and printing. More than half of the nurseries we surveyed also admitted that they weren’t sure whether parts of their business were wasting money.
Whilst there’s no getting away from doing admin at your setting, how can you get away with doing less of it AND save yourself money?
One answer is having your own nursery website!
Having a childcare website is the perfect solution for reducing your paperwork. You can easily upload important documents to different pages of your site which parents can read, print and fill in at their convenience.
Just making this small move from paper-based management to online will allow you to get more done with your week.
It also enables you to claim back some of the space that policy documents, letters and packs would otherwise take up in your setting.
Here’s our list of suggestions for some of the documents you could upload onto your nursery website, for parents:
-Policies and procedures
With your website doing the legwork by storing your important policies and paperwork electronically, you’ll save ink, paper, space and most importantly – the time it takes to put your hands on these documents when you’re in a hurry.
It’s beneficial for your parents too, who can access all the information they need about your setting from the comfort of their home. They’ll even be able to find out what they need to when you’re closed.
Never again waste money on excess paper and printing, by using your nursery website to your advantage!