Business and Financial Support
Our aim is to help early years and
childcare providers maintain and develop viable and sustainable
Provided on request, covers everything from general start-up
advice and information to specifics around business planning,
finance and marketing.
- Want to start up a childcare
- Want to expand or change your
- Need to access additional
- Need to take action to keep your
A written business plan setting out your business aims and
objectives, allows you to share your vision with parents, staff and
Understanding cash flow
Outgoings exceed income, but not sure
what to do?
What is your financial position?
Are you making or losing money?
Have you got vacancies you need to
fill but have very little money to advertise?
Resources and toolkits
To help providers write their own
plans and forecasts, templates are available for:
- Business planning
- Cash flow
These are continually being added to and enhanced so ask for the
A Business Health Check is also available free of charge on
Please contact your Early Years and Childcare Officer for
further information and advice.