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Here in the UK we are known to get a little excited when the sun decides to make an appearance. After all, it doesn’t feel that it is very often that we see it. This means that we all have a tendency to head outside......

This month we’re delighted to welcome Leeroy Litchmore to the HATA training team. Leeroy will be running our ever-popular paediatric First Aid courses, and brings a wealth of experience from his time as both a firefighter and paramedic. We chatted to him about his background,......

Live-in workers and rest breaks Although UK law gives employees certain statutory rights, domestic employees, including nannies (whether live-in or live-out) are exempt from some of the provisions relating to working time. In particular, they are excluded from the provision that limits the maximum number......

Being a nanny can be a very fulfilling job and indeed a vocation. A nanny is an extremely important and influential part of a family’s life and is trusted by the parents with the most precious things they have – their children. Qualifications and Training......

Employment law – the basics Starting a new job is often a worrying time for anyone but particularly so for those, such as many nannies and domestic workers, who have moved to the UK from elsewhere. Living and working in a private home may seem......

The essential nature of nannying means that many jobs come to a natural end as children become older. This may result in a redundancy situation. How this is dealt with is often a cause of concern for nannies and their employers alike. There is a......

When you work in any job, one of the most important things is that you enjoy the work that you do. This is particularly true if you have chosen a career as a nanny. However, sometimes, the position that you have taken up, or the......

Nanny McPhee London, L16 W45 Mobile: 07123456789   Profile I’m an excellent maternity nurse and very passionate about my job. Maternity Nurse/ Night Nanny, with experience and interest in new born babies, children and their development. I have worked as a Maternity Nurse/ Night Nanny......

Having a good CV is the first step towards a good job. Your CV is the first thing that future employers will look at and it can help you to get an interview and potentially land a job. Here are some tips how to write......

Nanny McPhee London, L16 W45 Mobile: 07123456789   Profile I’m an excellent nanny and very passionate about my job. I have 12 years of experience and I can work well with children. I’m specialised working with siblings.   Work Experience Brown Family          Full-Time Nanny          August......

‘ Are you a hermit Nanny?’ Being a Nanny is a fantastic and rewarding career choice. People decide to embark on this type of work because not only do they love taking care of children, but they also love the idea of being able to......

It seems like you’re running a default WordPress website. Here are a few useful links to get you started: Migration How to use WordPress Migrator Plugin? Migrate WordPress from Siteground to Cloudways Migrate WordPress from GoDaddy to Cloudways General How do I take my website......

Ok, you have got your diploma, congratulations. But what next? Starting to work as a maternity nurse can be pretty daunting. You have a number of options available to you including doing the standard 24/5 or 24/6 maternity positions. BUT.. Have you considered your other......

Getting your ideal position always starts with your CV. Your resume is the very first introduction of who you are as a potential employee and it’s from this that employers will decide on whether to invite you along for an interview.  Firstly ensure you know......

If you are seriously thinking about the childcare profession have a look at these 2 distance learning courses: CACHE Level 3 AWARD in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare (QCF) CACHE Level 3 DIPLOMA for Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) (QCF) They are......

Taking care of someone else’s child requires great responsibility, commitment, dedication and hard work. Every parent wants their nanny to be honest, trustworthy and reliable, but every nanny also deserves to have an employer with the same qualities.   Many parents quite understandably want to......

How does it work? A percentage of your pay is put into the pension scheme automatically every payday. A deduction is taken from your pay, your employer makes a contribution and HMRC also contribute by giving tax relief. The employer and HMRC contributions cost you......

Work Place Pension and Auto Enrolment Auto enrolment – What is it? and how does it affect you? Auto enrolment is a government initiative to get more people saving as part of their pension scheme at work. As from 2018 this ill good news to......

You may have heard about the new online Tax- Free Childcare government scheme starting in early 2017 for parents and childcarers. It might sound too good to be true but it really is happening. Now here are some facts that you will need to know......