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CM CLUB: Holiday cover

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abcde1234 Thu 31-Jul-08 15:13:16

I am going be to looking after a new child to me for a few days as holiday cover. I know I really should do a contract, but it is such a lot of paperwork etc, would you do it? I would never usually question it and do it anyway but parent didn't ask about it so I am wondering now!!

coolj Thu 31-Jul-08 16:22:44

In my opinion its always better to be safe than sorry. You are a professional business and should act like one. smile Ive just done holiday cover this week. Contracts and policies are there to protect us, the children and the parents.[wink. Lecture over.

KatyMac Thu 31-Jul-08 16:36:15

I have shor term cntracts that I type up (but I found out I forgot to put a late collection fee - so maybe proper contracts are better)

MrsFluffleHasAWuffle Thu 31-Jul-08 17:00:15

You can get short term contracts from NCMA can't you?

abcde1234 Thu 31-Jul-08 19:16:51

Thanks for your replies.

I have already decided (pretty much after I posted) that I will do one as my insurance will not be valid without a contract. I have some ncma short term ones so will use one of those.

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