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Early Years Market Development & Sufficiency


Setting up a nursery, preschool, wraparound -  and business advice

Our consultants can advise about legal obligations, expectations and training that is involved before embarking on the journey to setting a non-domestic premises. The guide is suitable for people working in the private, voluntary and independent sector.

Our team can also advise you on the business aspects of early years provision. Specifically looking at areas where childcare is needed.

Local data and local sufficiency information is available for prospective providers to review.

Recruitment and Retention Toolkit

This toolkit was co-produced with early years setting. It is designed to encourage reflection on current recruitment and retention procedures and to ensure that your provision and practice are compliant with current legislation. The toolkit will help to promote and encourage the early years workforce and support leaders with recruitment and retention within the early years sector. 

Printable toolkit (276 KB)


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