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Kayleigh Miles
30-04-2013, 05:11 PM
Hi, my name is Kayleigh and I am currently on maternity leave from a nursery, I love my job but I now have a 6 month old and would like to look into childminding but I'm not sure how to go about it, if anyone could help me please? X

30-04-2013, 05:22 PM
Get in touch with your local council, they will advice you. Also look on your county council web site for information.
Good Luck!

Kayleigh Miles
30-04-2013, 05:43 PM
Lovely thank you bindy x

30-04-2013, 05:52 PM
Hi and welcome!

Have a look at this thread


01-05-2013, 08:25 PM
You can also apply for a start up grant
Look at the info here

Childcare Business Grants Scheme - Home page (http://www.childcarebusinessgrants.dcms.gov.uk/)

04-05-2013, 02:45 PM
hi I was wondering can you apply for a start up grant in wales as I will hopfully become registered soon just waiting for the call for inspection :D

04-05-2013, 09:16 PM
Hi I'm in Wales and registered back in 2012. I'm in Powys I had a grant from the council which covered all my training (icp, food hygiene, first aid and child protection) then my ncma started pack and first years registration with public liability insurance then there was £50ish grant money left to cover any recommendations made by the inspector during the Pre inspection visit. Where in Wales are u?

05-05-2013, 09:07 AM
hi im near brynmawr x so bleanau gwent is my local authority :D would I have to wait untill im registered before I appy x