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ADVICE PLEASE! newly registered

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suz29 · 08/02/2007 14:57

Hi all, I have just received my registration through and would like as much advice please on starting out. In particular what needs to be sorted with parents before you take on a child and what should go in your payment policy!! Thanks x

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charmedhay · 08/02/2007 15:02

If you look on bromley childminding website they have loads of policies. Also have you thought of doing a portfilo of yourself ,little garb bout your family ,house rules , what you offer ,any certificates ,just seems to take the heat of in interveiws !!!!!!!!!!


charmedhay · 08/02/2007 15:04

Also are you with NCMA ? because they have contracts , accounts books etc.


Shosha · 08/02/2007 15:14

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ThePrisoner · 08/02/2007 19:17

Have you decided what you will be charging, and what you will/won't be charging for holidays, sickness etc?

As charmedhay has said, doing a brief blurb about yourself (hello, my name is ThePrisoner, I have xxx children on my own, ages etc) is a nice thing to give to parents.


Shosha · 09/02/2007 06:22

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