What’s in the news? March 2013

26 March 2013

Judith Allen looks at the issues in the news for March, and it all seems to focus on money, or the lack of it. It’s giving with one hand and taking away with the other. The good news is support available in the form of a new Independent Childminder Association, and encouragement for mothers in bonding with their babies.

What’s in the news? February 2013

28 February 2013

Judith Allen looks at the issues in the news during February. The childcare industry, childminding, care vouchers, training, professionalism, and Ofsted all appear under the spotlight this month. Interesting reading, this — the future is once again uncertain.

What’s in the news? January 2013

25 January 2013

Judith Allen looks at the issues in the news for January. The New Year starts as the old one finished, with cuts, money worries, family issues and baby carers still figuring at the top of the list. Read on, with hopes for a happy and peaceful New Year.