This year the Government is introducing Tax-Free Childcare. In the recent Budget, the Chancellor confirmed that Tax-Free Childcare will be rolling out shortly.
NICMA have been made aware by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) that changes need to be made to a number of Childminder policies relating to Data Protection.
The use of ‘unregistered childcarers’ in Northern Ireland is all too common and is putting children’s safety at risk.
Existing booster seats and cushions are not affected by new rules coming into force by March 2017.
The final Implementation Guidance is now available.
FREE online training modules to help develop childminders knowledge and skills in children and young people's mental health, well-being and development.