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Hello Yoti – Our ID Verification Experts

Published by Matt Mason,

As an online agency, it’s really important we give nannies the opportunity to ID verify themselves. And Yoti is our highly respected partner for this service. Therefore, we’ve built Yoti into the sign-up journey for all nannies. Families that see a profile that’s ID verified by Yoti are more confident about the profile as a […]

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NannyPaye: Our Recommended Payroll Experts

Published by Matt Mason,

We are delighted to announce a partnership with NannyPaye. NannyPaye is a 5-star Trustpilot business that specialises in helping families manage the responsibilities of being an employer. What NannyPaye do best As a specialist payroll bureau, they look after thousands of family employers with many millions of pounds of nanny salaries trusted to them each […]

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Enhanced DBS Checks with AoN & Personnel Checks for £55

Published by Matt Mason,

Hi there, we’re Personnel Checks! We work in partnership with Army of Nannies to help their applicants apply for and complete Enhanced DBS Checks. And we’re offering an exclusive discount rate on Enhanced DBS Checks to Army of Nannies’ applicants. A little bit about Personnel Checks… We’re a registered Umbrella Body for the DBS, (Disclosure & […]

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We’ve Teamed Up With Safe and Sound

Published by Matt Mason,

We are delighted to announce a partnership with the brilliant Safe and Sound – the UK’s leading provider of paediatric first aid training. And they’re offering Army of Nannies clients  – both families and nannies – an exclusive 10% discount on their paediatric first aid courses. See the end for the offer details. Meet one […]

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Only By Our Actions Will We Make ‘We Are All Equal’ A Reality

Published by Matt Mason,

Triggered by tragedy, the recent momentum behind the #BlackLivesMatter movement reminds me that the simple statement of ‘We are all equal’ remains a societal aspiration. Sadly, today, we cannot own this most basic of claims.  Here in the UK, we view our society and communities – on the whole – as fortunate and progressive.  Yet […]

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Something for families

Back to School and Work With Nannies’ Help

Published by Matt Mason,

September is always a big month: It marks the end of summer hols and back to school.  And for many little ‘uns, it’s the start of a new school or first time at a school.  These are often anxious times – but especially so this year. Helpful Article:  We’re hearing that families and nannies are […]

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Is a Nanny Share a Workable Solution for You?

Published by Matt Mason,

Nanny share has been around for a while now. But have the recent changes in workplace dynamics hindered or helped its growth as a viable childcare option? On balance, it does feel as though it has progressed as a viable child care solution. But it’s not as straightforward a solution as one might think.  And […]

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Working in Harmony in The New World

Published by Matt Mason,

Over the past few months, we have all seen a lot of rapid change.  And in many households, working in harmony – between nannies and families – has been significantly tested.  These are not necessarily new stresses, as being under one roof is a situation that’s existed for many years, but recent restrictions and lifestyle […]

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Welcoming A New Nanny

Published by Matt Mason,

Welcoming a new nanny into your home the right way can make a huge difference to a child’s wellbeing and happiness.  And it can also help to quickly establish a strong working relationship on which you’ll come to depend. AoN guest post The approach outlined comes from 30 years of tried and tested advice and […]

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A Little Tax Quiz For Nannies

Published by Matt Mason,

Hello nannies, here’s a 10-minute tax quiz designed to test whether you know your stuff when it comes to tax. I promise, we have tried to make it fun and informative. Just eight questions to check your smarts. Give it a go, see how you do. And share your result on our social channels. Take […]

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LinkedIn And Why It’s For Nannies

Published by Matt Mason,

It’s surprising how your social channels can help with not only getting your profile out there but also finding new roles.  But there’s one platform that really stands out when it comes to business. And that’s LinkedIn.  Here’s why we think LinkedIn should be part of your online nanny presence and how best to approach […]

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5 Tips To Virtual Nannying

Published by Matt Mason,

Virtual nannying is on the up across challenging times. It’s been hard for a lot of nannies to stay connected to their families and charges. And while it’s difficult for adults, it’s also destabilising to children as their routines have also dramatically changed. Virtual nannying can be an incredibly worthwhile and effective way of keeping […]

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Something for the little ones

Creative Indoor Playtimes With toucanBox

Published by Matt Mason,

If you’re scratching your head working out what to do with all these days at home – read on! We’re delighted to introduce the brilliant toucanBox: a fortnightly (or monthly) box crammed full of craft activities.  Each personalised box sparks kids’ imaginations and is delivered to your door. And there’s an exclusive promo code at […]

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New World Nannies Survey

Published by Matt Mason,

Is ‘New World Nannies’ a thing? Just how has COVID-19 changed the way nannies and families in the UK are working together today? We’re doing some research to see how nannies’ role is changing. Below is a short survey (it takes under 5-minutes) for nannies and families with nannies. Thank you. Take the survey powered […]

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Safety First: Our Guide for Families and Nannies

Published by Matt Mason,

Whether you’re a family or a nanny, it has to be safety first.  And we take on and offline protection very seriously. If we boil down the nanny and family relationship, it’s essentially inviting a childcare professional into a family’s home to look after their most precious possession – their children.  With that in mind, […]

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A Mini First Aid Quiz To Test Your Skills

Published by Matt Mason,

It doesn’t matter how safe you think you are things happen that need the immediate application of first aid.  Whether it’s falls in playgrounds or a choking scare, it’s critical to have someone in the room with the skills and the confidence to apply them. Give your first aid skills a quick test In partnership […]

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A Go Gross Quiz For Families & Nannies

Published by Matt Mason,

This part quiz/part fact-finding exercise – for nannies and families – will help you understand why it’s so important to go gross when it comes to talking about salaries. It takes about 10-minutes, so grab yourself a cuppa and go for it. And remember to tell us how you did on our social channels! Take […]

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