Care Services

  • Childcare

    • Starting a Children's Indoor Play Centre

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a children's indoor play centre. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Day Nursery

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a day nursery. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Crèche in England

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a crèche in England. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information. Separate factsheets are available to cover starting up and running a crèche in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland...

    • How to become a Registered Childminder

      This profile provides information about starting up and operating as a registered childminder. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting an Out-of-school Club in England

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an out-of-school club in England. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information. Separate factsheets are available to cover starting up and running an out-of-school club in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland...

    • Starting a Childcare Agency

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a childcare agency. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Crèche in Wales

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a crèche in Wales. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information. Separate factsheets are available to cover starting up and running a crèche in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland...

    • Starting a Crèche in Scotland

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a crèche in Scotland. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information. Separate factsheets are available to cover starting up and running a crèche in England, Wales and Northern Ireland...

    • Starting a Crèche in Northern Ireland

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a crèche in Northern Ireland. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information. Separate factsheets are available to cover starting up and running a crèche in England, Scotland and Wales...

    • Starting an Out-of-school Club in Wales

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an out-of-school club in Wales. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information. Separate factsheets are available to cover starting up and running out-of-school clubs in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland...

    • Starting an Out-of-school Club in Scotland

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an out-of-school club in Scotland. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information. Separate factsheets are available to cover starting up and running out-of-school clubs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland...

    • Starting an Out-of-school Club in Northern Ireland

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an out-of-school club in Northern Ireland. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information. Separate factsheets are available to cover starting up and running out-of-school clubs in England, Wales and Scotland...

  • Elderly Care

    • Starting a Residential Care Home

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a residential care home. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Nursing Home

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an independent nursing home. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Domiciliary Care Agency

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a domiciliary care agency. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...