Member benefits

We are the largest and most representative early years organisation in England.

Our popular membership packages start from as little as £32 per year.

See why our members love being part of the Alliance:

Giving you benefits that matter

  • Specialist insurance — access to comprehensive, competitive insurance, underwritten by RSA Insurance. 
  • EduCare online programmes  — free access to 16 CPD-approved early years training for all staff and volunteers with significant discounts for Alliance members on many others.
  • High quality training and professional development opportunites — Ofsted described our training as being 'outstanding at meeting the needs of learners'. We offer flexible learning opportunities, free downloadable webinars, early years training and qualifications. 
  • Early years publications  — a selection of free publications for all new members, and exclusive discounts for all members.
  • Giving the early years a voice — we ensure your interests are represented to policymakers including the government.
  • Information service  — practical advice and individual support from a dedicated information helpline.
  • Under 5 magazine — 10 issues of Under 5 magazine per year and regular enewsletters, keeping you up-to-date with developments across the childcare sector.
  • 24-hour, confidential legal helpine  — Access to LAW-CALL which gives specialist legal advice for groups and childminders on areas such as employment, tax, VAT, leases and premises hire.
  • Special offers and discounts  — generous discounts and offers on our acclaimed publications, EduCare programmes, specialist resources and services by leading supplier brands. 
  • Networking opportunities  — plus preferential bookings and up to 50% off discounts for Alliance-managed events, including our Annual Member Conference. You also have a chance to share your views and vote at our National Forum and AGM.
  • Business support and training consultancy services — further improve the quality of your provision with our new SMARTpd.

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