Nanny Salary guidelines

If you have never hired a nanny before, you may find the whole process slightly daunting — especially when it comes to details like how much and when to pay a new nanny. There are a few things to consider when calculating how much you can afford to pay your…


The change of seasons combined with the kids going back to school can often leave everybody sick at home during September. Take a look at these helpful and natural ways to help boost your immune system — suitable for the whole family.

  1. Go for the ginger!

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This app calls itself ‘Tinder for mums!’ its a great way for mums to meet, discuss and ask advice. Users say they love how non-judgemental the app is and how useful it is to find information from other local mums and to arrange to meet.

Download it for free…


We know how hard it is as a freelancer or shift worker when it comes to childcare arrangements — especially with younger children.

Structure is just as important to your business or career success aas for your child’s well-being. …


Mother’s day is a short documentary about being a new mother. Watch the film here.

Ruth Sewell is a London based filmmaker, specialising in charity films and documentaries. Mother’s Day is a passion project she developed with friends and friends of friends with the aim of revealing the more challenging aspects of early motherhood.


Childminders are required by law to be registered with OFSTED, while for nannies registration is voluntary. Unlike childminders who care for children in their own homes, nannies are not legally required to hold any childcare qualifications — but at Nanny Network we fully support nannies who do.

Why should my nanny register with OFSTED?

If your nanny…


Previously known as a CRB (Criminal Records Bureau), a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certificate is a record of an individual’s convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings and can also include intelligence held by the police and/or the DBS that relates to that individual and their suitability for a job position.

Why do I need one or should I get one for my nanny?


We ask Emma from Babyem, our official training partner, a few questions about one of their most popular courses — Maternity nurse training.

Why should I train as a Maternity Nurse?

Training to be a maternity nurse is a fantastic career for those that love working with babies, and are looking for a flexible career. Every client and…


For a full time nanny working 5 days per week it is super simple to calculate the holiday pay as it is the industry standard of 28 days per year (5.6 weeks). If the nanny is working part time then the holiday days are calculated as ‘pro-rata’ and so for…


It is really important to take the time to put a contract together when you employ a permanent nanny — even if you have a great relationship. It means that all work details and duties are clearly stated and all formalities such as working hours and pay are written and…

Nanny Network

Connecting parents with childcare: www.nanny.network

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