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  • How to Become a Childminder

    How to Become a Childminder

    Becoming a Childminder is a highly rewarding career and can be an incredibly fulfilling business opportunity, but you need to be determined and highly driven as there is a lot of preparation involved in setting up a childminding business.
    Here are some top tips that we recommend for starting your own Childminding business:

    Get your paperwork completed:
    Running any business comes with various paperwork that has to be completed and kept up to date, this is no different when becoming a childminder! Ensuring you have the right experience, qualifications and are legally able to pursue this role is one of the first steps you should take. Register with the inspectorate body: To be a childminder you will need to register with Ofsted, their role is to make sure that your organisation provides the correct education, training, and care and that the children are provided with a safe and nurturing environment that young children need in their early years.


  • 7 Apps to Improve English Writing

    7 Apps to Improve English Writing

    Even native English speakers can make unknowing mistakes in their writing. Often times these can be small and innocent mistakes that pass by any reader, but in some cases, even the tiniest of mistakes will go unforgiven. In this article, I'm going to show you 8 great applications to improve your English writing.

    1. Ginger

    Ginger is a quick and easy grammar checker which comes in many forms. On their main website you can paste in some text for a very quick grammatical analysis and it will tell you exactly what is wrong, what it should be, and even suggest alternatives, if the sentence can be reworded better. You can get Ginger for Chrome, and it is also available for Microsoft Office, Safari, Android and iOS systems.

    2. WhiteSmoke

    WhiteSmoke is an online checker with many features and adaptations. It is available for Microsoft Word, Outlook, Windows, iOS, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and Safari. WhiteSmoke contains a translator and dictionary....