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By Lisa and 11 others12 authors79 articles
Welcome to tiney tipsActivities that support the EYFS
Data Protection and GDPR for childmindersFind out about your legal obligations as a childminder under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
What happens once I've completed my training?Going in to the registration phase of your tiney journey
Resources for getting your tiney home startedSome pointers on what you might need for your registration visit and where to find it.
Paying your Income TaxHow and when you should register for paying your own tax and National Insurance contributions
Preparing for your home visitWhat you need to do to get your home ready to be registered
Covid Guidance September 2023
Welcome to the Community Hub
How to track expenses in the tiney appEasily track your expenses all in one place
Your tiney loyalty rewardsGet discounts and free services with tiney rewards right at your fingertips
Introducing the tiney register for childmindersUse the register to easily record children arriving and leaving your home nursery
How tiney Resources can support youUsing tiney resources to support your nursery
Creating and editing your tiney profileHow to create and edit your tiney.co home profile from the tiney app
How do I update the tiney app?Keeping your tiney up to date on iPhone and Android
Tracking EYFS learning with the tiney JournalDesigned to help you record and communicate daily updates with parents
How to add and view policies in the app
Am I ready for my theory call?Check that you've completed all the steps necessary before booking your theory test
Am I ready for my registration visit?Check that you've completed all the steps necessary before booking your registration visit
All my learning & checks are completed - when will I have my call?I've completed all my learning and checks - what are the next steps?
How do I book my first aid training?I've completed my online First Aid course, how do I book onto the in-person First Aid training?
Meeting your CPD GoalsHow tiney support you to learn and log your CPD
Getting your training done as successfully as possibleSome useful hints and tips to help you complete your checks and learning modules
tiney's CPD coursesLearn more about tiney's Continuing Professional Development courses
Landlord PermissionHow do I get Landlord permission?
How do I know how I'm doing with my training?How can I get feedback about my progress during my training?
What are tiney looking for in your training?How to do well in your Train with tiney assessments
What if I accidentally submit a task and then want to change it?Oops! I know I made a mistake
Do I get a qualification at the end of the training?Certificates in Train with tiney
Most common trainee FAQsHow tiney makes money, setup costs and more!
Can I delay my operating date?Asking for a delay after starting training
Completing DBS checks for you & your household members
How to run a successful induction for your new assistantMake sure your new assistant gets off to a great start at your home nursery
Digital CertificatesEasily access your certificates from the tiney app
What does tiney charge guardians, and what benefits do they receive for joining?When tiney charges parents and guardians, what it means for you, and when it does and doesn't apply
How often should I use the Learning Journal to add EYFS observations?Using your app to assess children and share updates with parents
Assistants: How to become an employerwhat to do if you want to employ your childminding assistant
How to recruit an assistantWant to hire an assistant to grow your business? How and where should you advertise? How could you interview an assistant?
Moving to a New Propertywhat you must do to comply with your registration and allow you to trade in your new home.
What to do if you have a new household member or child turning 16How to complete the checks you need to comply with your registration
Applying to vary the numbers of children you can care forWhat to do if you would like to go over ratio
Why does tiney take a fee and what do I get in return?What are the benefits of being part of tiney? And how does tiney make money?
How to register a tiney assistantYou're ready to bring your assistant onboard so it's time to get their checks and training started!
Guide: How to register with HMRC as a Sole trader (Self employed)
How to register with the ICOAka: The Information Commissioners Office
How to set up your space!How do I set up my space? What if my home is too small? Do I need to buy loads of stuff? Common questions about your home and space.
An introduction to tiney's referral schemeKnow someone amazing with children, who would be a fantastic tiney home owner?
How do I use the 'grow with tiney' training section?Understanding how to get the most from the courses and resources in the 'training' tab of the tiney app
All about the Child PassportLearn all about the Child Passport feature in your tiney app - what it is and why it's an essential part of caring for children.
What are the space requirements for Childminders in the EYFS?
10 tips for using social media to find familiesSocial media is one of the most effective way to find new families. Here's some tips on how to do it well...
How to work out ratiosGuidance on complying with EYFS ratios in your setting
Setting Your RatesTop tips for setting your rates
tiney insuranceHow insurance works at tiney
How to prepare for September and the new school year childcare rushHow to boost your contracts over the summer period, and line up placements for September and the start of the new school year
Building your brand whilst training4 ways to start attracting business whilst still training
What can I expect after registration? How long will it take me to establish my business?How long will it take me to find clients? When can I expect to have a sustainable business?
Parent testimonials - how to get them and make the most of themHear from Camelia, a tiney home leader, on how testimonials have made a difference in her setting
How can I run a Summer Holiday Club?tiney's "Fun in the Summer Holidays" F.I.S.H. Clubs!
Naming your tiney homeOur aim is to help you build a successful business and that all starts with a good name – so take the time to get it right from the start.
Say hello to your marketing pack!We've put together a selection of materials to help you market your tiney home and find families...
Build your brand4 ways to make yourself visible and attracting customers
How to launch your tiney home and find familiesCongratulations - you've started your own business! Now all you need is customers...
5 steps to creating your Facebook business pageHow to create a Facebook business page and find families
Why you need a childcare.co.uk profileChildcare.co.uk is many parents’ first stop when researching childcare in their area – so having a presence on there is important.
Top Tips for Taking PhotosLearn how to take effective photographs of your tiney home nursery
Setting up a 'Google My Business' pageSetting up a Google My Business (GMB) page is a great way for nearby families searching for childcare to find you.
Managing childcare enquiriesLearn how potential customers can contact you through your tiney profile – helping you offer a professional and seamless experience.
Invoice statuses in your tiney WalletSee invoices in your wallet before they're sent to parents, open draft invoices, and see historic invoices.
How Childcare Agreements are sent to childminders and guardians
How do I make changes to invoices?A guide to tiney's monthly billing cycle and deadlines
How to create tiney childcare contractsCreate easy and hassle-free contracts with tiney's Contract Builder
the tiney contract processA step by step guide to what happens when you request a contract from tiney!
Introducing the tiney WalletHow to get set up, and how you'll be paid 💸
Local Authority Funded PlacementsWhat are they? Should I offer them? How will I be paid?
What if I want to onboard siblings?Instructions for onboarding 2 or more children within the same family
Can I apply a discount to siblings at my setting?Learn about how and when to apply a discount to your rates for siblings
How do payments with Student Finance work?
How can parents pay tiney for their childcare?Which payment methods are currently supported?
Contract typesWhen to chose a Standard or a Flexible Contract