Running A Childcare Business

“Tusla must be held to account for too few inspectors” says Early Childhood Ireland

Statement from Teresa Heeney CEO of Early Childhood Ireland “Tusla, the Child and Family Agency agency charged with inspection of preschools, must be held to account for too few inspectors, too few inspections and too little progress in delivering a

Reports show big variations in childcare standards around the country

Where you live can have a direct bearing on the standard of your local crèche, the Irish Independent can reveal. Pre-school centres in the west of the country are reaching higher standards than in Dublin and Leinster due to better

4 Marketing Mistakes Childcare Providers Make

Marketing, and especially online marketing, is an important part of any business that wants to perform well in a competitive market. Getting found by the people who want what you have to offer is the main building block to a successful business.

Scam Alert – Childcare Providers Take Note

Childcare providers – beware of new scam to try to defruad your childcare business Several childcare providers have reported this scam to us recently. If you get the below email, simply delete and ignore it. Basically if you engage the

Look what happened this week on

Childcare Providers! Here are some interesting statistics from our database from this week alone! Parents from all over Ireland are using every week to find local childcare. Also, childcare workers use our website to find jobs in Childcare in

Childcare Providers – Are you ready for Google’s change?

Today Google has made some very large changes to their search engine. Starting April 21 2015, Google say that they will start to “use a websites ‘mobile-friendliness’ as one of many factors to help rank searches done on mobile devices.”

5 tips for successful childcare advertising

Having an advert on guarantees that parents will find you when they are looking for childcare online. In order to maximise the benefit from your childcare advert you should keep the following 5 tips in mind. Carefully planning your childcare advertising

New affordable Childcare Provider websites now available!

We’ve just released more brand new website themes for you to choose from! We do great value childcare websites and you can be online in a couple of days. Full 5 Page Childcare Website for just €499 with these FREE extras – Free

5 Reasons Childcare Providers Should Use

1. It’s Really Easy Let’s get right to the point: Advertising on is easy! You don’t need to be an internet advertising genius or a design guru to create a great looking advert on our website. We do all the hard work

Aistear & Síolta Guide Now Available Online

The Aistear Síolta Practice Guide by NCCA has now gone live. The purpose of the Practice Guide is to support practitioners in using Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework and Síolta, The National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education  together,

All Childcare Providers Should Know This!

[fusion_text] All Childcare Providers Should Know Our Trade Secrets! In the last 4 days, (the new name for, had a staggering 4,139 website visitors! We are going to let you in on some of our trade secrets below! attracts a huge variety of childcare related

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Childcare Service Stand Out Online

With 1000’s of childcare providers advertising online it’s important that you stand out from the crowd. 96% of people look for local services online before buying or visiting so it’s more important than ever that you stand out to parents searching

New Food Labelling Legislation – Childcare Providers

New legislation applies from December On the 13th December all food businesses will need to comply with new food labeling legislation which was introduced by EU law in relation to non-pre packed foods. All food business serving non-pre packed food

No More ECCE Transfer Forms

From now on if an ECCE child wishes to leave one service and move to another, early years providers must log the changes on the PIP system. When a child leaves, the original ECCE service must log in to PIP

13 Questions Parents Ask When Choosing Childcare

When choosing childcare parents are often overwhelmed by the amount of information available through various channels. It helps, before you go and see a childcare facility for your child, to have a list of things written down that you want

7 Money Saving Tips For Running Your Childcare Business

Think ink! Ink for your printer can often be a very high line item in your childcare facilities budgeting. Look at different ways to save on printer ink, whether it is buying in bulk or places that refill old cartridges.

5 Ways Childcare Providers Benefit From Cloud Storage

Cloud storage is a vital part of running a business and will save you lots of time, money and stress… and it’s easier than you might think to get up and running! Below are 6 reasons how childcare providers can benefit from