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Important information regarding Tax Free Childcare

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HMRC have confirmed to the Alliance that all childcare providers who wish to enrol in the forthcoming Tax-Free Childcare scheme will need a Unique Tax-payer Reference (UTR).
 
HMRC are currently in the process
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Smarter training - Professional development with the Alliance

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With so many changes in the sector, training and professional development is more important than ever. Michael Freeston, director of quality improvement at the Alliance, introduces a new solution: SMARTpd.
 

Government has underestimated demand for 30 hours scheme, says Alliance

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Research by Ceeda suggests that tens of thousands could miss out on funded places
 
The government has underestimated the level of demand for the 30-hour funded childcare offer, according to independent...Read more

Follow-up to speech and language review planned

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Inquiry launched to help inform Bercow: Ten Years On
 
The Royal College of Speech and Language has partnered with children’s charity I CAN to launch an inquiry that will inform a follow-up report to a...Read more

Head teachers call for return of baseline assessments

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Head teachers union calls on government to drop tests for seven year olds
 
Baseline assessments should be reinstated as part of an overhaul of primary assessment, a review published by the National...Read more

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