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    Hi everyone,

    Havent been online for a few days as busy getting all my policies, welcome pack ect in order.

    I have handed in my notice at work am off sick 2 weeks then back in for the last 2 weeks so not too bad.

    I have had a phone call from potential customers they said they are very interested in me loooking after their little boy (1yr old) full time.
    I am so excited, but very nervous about them visiting. I just hope i have everything in order.
    I am still a bit concerened about my fees though as i dont want to put them off. The price round here is between £3.50-4.00 per hour and have worked out that i will need to charge £4.00 to be worth my while.
    I will be taking a big pay cut from my job at the moment and am taking a bit of a risk but am hoping that it will all pay off in the end(or my hubby will kill me!!)

    Their son is in nursery at the moment but the travelling is a problem. They pay £37 for a full day at the moment , mine will work out at £38.00 per day all meals included. Do you think they will think this is too much?

    Sorry that was a bit long winded. x

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    It is the norm around here that childminders are cheaper than nurseries. I am £35 a day and the nursery is £44 a day.

    I dont know if this is the case everywhere though.

    Dont forget that you will soon get other calls and once you have your 3 under 5 at £3.50 an hour you will be earning £10.50 an hour and given the amount you can write off against tax its much better than it sounds!

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    Good luck woth it!!

    Remeber to keep us informed.

    I'll keep my fingers crossed for you

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    If that is the going rate for your area then you shouldnt have any problems. I struggle to get £3.10 an hour where i am but every part of the country is different
    good luck anyway

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    Good luck hope it goes ok

    Angel xx

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    Default Re: parents coming to visit on sunday

    I charge less than the nurseries as well...

    Good luck with the interview though! Let us know how you get on!

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    If they are used to paying just a pound less & wouldn't be travelling as far i don't really see the problem. Its the travelling not the price thats making them move.

    Good luck anyway - let us know how you go
    Katickles

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    Good luck. Hope all goes well.
    Marie xxx

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    Thanks guys i am going to play around with some more figures and hopefully come to a decision later x

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    Good luck

    Let us know how it goes!
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    Default Re: parents coming to visit on sunday

    it is today? how did you get on, what price did you do?

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    Hope it went/is going well

    Let us know how you get on

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    How did it go ?

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