Help for tiney homes

tiney home owner or trainee? Start here

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73 articles in this collection
Written by Edd Read, Jo Lee, John Newbold and 13 others
training with tiney

Am I ready for my registration visit?

Check that you've completed all the steps necessary before booking your registration visit
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Written by Mat Rodger
Updated over a week ago

Am I ready for my theory call?

Check that you've completed all the steps necessary before booking your theory test
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Written by Mat Rodger
Updated over a week ago

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?
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

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?
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Written by Charlotte King
Updated over a week ago

Meeting your CPD Goals

How tiney support you to learn and log your CPD
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Written by Jane Bradbury
Updated over a week ago

tiney's CPD courses

Learn more about tiney's Continuing Professional Development courses
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Written by Jane Bradbury
Updated over a week ago

Getting your training done as successfully as possible

Some useful hints and tips to help you complete your checks and learning modules
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

Landlord Permission

How do I get Landlord permission?
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

How to make observations in the EYFS

Top tips for making observations using the tiney Learning Journal
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Written by Jane Bradbury
Updated over a week ago

How do I know how I'm doing with my training?

How can I get feedback about my progress during my training?
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

What are tiney looking for in your training?

How to do well in your Train with tiney assessments
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

What if I accidentally submit a task and then want to change it?

Oops! I know I made a mistake
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

Do I get a qualification at the end of the training?

Certificates in Train with tiney
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

Most common trainee FAQs

How tiney makes money, setup costs and more!
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Written by Xiaman Wu
Updated over a week ago

Can I delay my operating date?

Asking for a delay after starting training
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

Completing DBS checks for you & your household members

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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago
Operating your tiney home

How to run a successful induction for your new assistant

Make sure your new assistant gets off to a great start at your home nursery
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

Assistants: How to become an employer

what to do if you want to employ your childminding assistant
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

How to recruit an assistant

Want to hire an assistant to grow your business? How and where should you advertise? How could you interview an assistant?
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

Moving to a New Property

what you must do to comply with your registration and allow you to trade in your new home.
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Written by Rhiannon Barnfather
Updated over a week ago

What to do if you have a new household member or child turning 16

How to complete the checks you need to comply with your registration
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

Applying to vary the numbers of children you can care for.

What to do if you would like to go over ratio
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

What do I get in exchange for tiney's fee?

What are the benefits of being part of tiney? And how does tiney make money?
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

How to register a tiney assistant

You're ready to bring your assistant onboard so it's time to get their checks and training started!
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

Guide: How to register with HMRC as a Sole trader (Self employed)

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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

How to register with the ICO

Aka: The Information Commissioners Office
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

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.
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

An introduction to tiney's referral scheme

Know someone else who’s amazing with children and would make a fantastic tiney home owner? Refer them and both make £300!
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

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
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Written by John Newbold
Updated over a week ago

All about the Child Passport

Learn all about the Child Passport feature in your tiney app - what it is and why it's an essential part of caring for children.
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Written by Annaliese Hendry
Updated over a week ago

What are the space requirements for Childminders in the EYFS?

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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

10 tips for using social media to find families

Social media is one of the most effective way to find new families. Here's some tips on how to do it well...
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

How to work out ratios

Information about complying with EYFS ratios in your setting
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Written by Annaliese Hendry
Updated over a week ago

Setting Your Rates

Top tips for setting your rates
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Written by Annaliese Hendry
Updated over a week ago

tiney insurance

How insurance works at tiney
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago
Marketing your tiney home

Building your brand whilst training

4 ways to start attracting business whilst still training
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Written by Charlotte King
Updated over a week ago

How to prepare for September and the new school year childcare rush

How to boost your contracts over the summer period, and line up placements for September and the start of the new school year
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

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?
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

Parent testimonials - how to get them and make the most of them

Hear from Camelia, a tiney home leader, on how testimonials have made a difference in her setting
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Written by Claire Mastrolonardo
Updated over a week ago

How can I run a Summer Holiday Club?

tiney's "Fun in the Summer Holidays" F.I.S.H. Clubs!
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Written by Laura House
Updated over a week ago

Naming your tiney home

Our 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.
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

Say hello to your marketing pack!

We've put together a selection of materials to help you market your tiney home and find families...
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

Build your brand

4 ways to make yourself visible and attracting customers
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Written by Jane Bradbury
Updated over a week ago

How to launch your tiney home and find families

Congratulations - you've started your own business! Now all you need is customers...
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

5 steps to creating your Facebook business page

How to create a Facebook business page and find families
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

Why you need a childcare.co.uk profile

Childcare.co.uk is many parents’ first stop when researching childcare in their area – so having a presence on there is important.
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

Top Tips for Taking Photos

Learn how to take effective photographs of your tiney home nursery
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Written by Annaliese Hendry
Updated over a week ago

Setting up a 'Google My Business' page

Setting up a Google My Business (GMB) page is a great way for nearby families searching for childcare to find you.
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

Managing childcare enquiries

Learn how potential customers can contact you through your tiney profile – helping you offer a professional and seamless experience.
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago

It's time to unbox your potential...

Great! You're ready to welcome children into your home. We hope this box provides you with everything you need to get started.
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Written by Leanne Pickering
Updated over a week ago
Contracts and Payments

Invoice statuses in your tiney Wallet

See invoices in your wallet before they're sent to parents, open draft invoices, and see historic invoices.
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Written by Anna Smithson
Updated over a week ago

How Childcare Agreements are sent to childminders and guardians

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Written by Anna Smithson
Updated over a week ago

How do I make changes to invoices?

A guide to tiney's monthly billing cycle and deadlines
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Written by Mat Rodger
Updated over a week ago

the tiney contract process

A step by step guide to what happens when you request a contract from tiney!
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Written by Lisa Holmes
Updated over a week ago

Introducing the tiney Wallet

How to get set up, and how you'll be paid 💸
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Written by Anna Smithson
Updated over a week ago

Local Authority Funded Placements

What are they? Should I offer them? How will I be paid?
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Written by Anna Smithson
Updated over a week ago

What if I want to onboard siblings?

Instructions for onboarding 2 or more children within the same family
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Written by Matt Lloyd-Rose
Updated over a week ago

How do Holidays work with tiney?

What to do when you or your families take holidays.
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Written by Anna Smithson
Updated over a week ago

Can I apply a discount to siblings at my setting?

Learn about how and when to apply a discount to your rates for siblings
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Written by Annaliese Hendry
Updated over a week ago

How can parents pay tiney for their childcare?

Which payment methods are currently supported?
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Written by Anna Smithson
Updated over a week ago

Contract types

When to chose a Standard or a Flexible Contract
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Written by Anna Smithson
Updated over a week ago