Welsh nurseries struggle to recruit key staff

16 September 2019

More than two-thirds of nurseries in Wales have experienced difficulties recruiting Level 3 qualified practitioners, according to the National Day Nurseries Association’s (NDNA) latest Workforce Survey for Wales.

Scottish nurseries face staffing crisis

19 August 2019

Most of Scotland's private nurseries are facing problems with recruitment, according to a new survey by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA).

Care agency asked pre-employment health questions

3 July 2019

Section 60 of the Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for employers to ask about an applicant’s health or disability before they have been offered the job, or before including them in a pool of successful candidates to be offered a role at a later date, except in specified situations.

Concerns over decline in children's health visitors

26 March 2019

Children’s health visitors have seen a significant fall in numbers and investment is urgently needed to help safeguard the future of the youngest generation, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.