Can take shape in various forms, day nursery, pre-school or before & after school club. Whatever the format it is normally a legal requirement for a day care business to register with The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills or Ofsted.
Day care nurseries are subject specifically to The Childcare Act 2006, The Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage, The Childcare(Early Years Register) Regulations 2008 and The Childcare (General Childcare Register) Regulations 2008. Not surprisingly you may well need our help in setting up, running and eventually selling a day care business!
We can help you in the conveyancing process in acquiring suitable premises which comply with Ofsted and Planning requirements.
Assistance with D1 Use Class, leasehold and freehold acquisitions
Commercial leases of day care premises and obtaining further premises to cope with 30 hours requirements
We can help with Regulatory Matters for the Ofsted Registration process and preparing for your registration visit as the Nominated Person for Ofsted
We can help where Ofsted refuse impose or vary conditions or cancel/suspend registration and applications by you to vary conditions
We have experience of freeholds being put into SIPPs with a lease being granted to the day care business
We have experience of the asset sale and purchase of the business a day care nursery where particular care needs to be had re the staff and TUPE requirements and the Manager (and their deputy|). The Manager is a key person to engage with the acquisition process
*Did you know that Ofsted has a protocol with building control departments and will inform them where there is a change of use of the premises. Whilst Building control departments will inform Ofsted of unregistered childminding
* Does your premises allow you to cope with space requirements under the 30 hour regime which is coming in 2017? Why not contact us to review your lease now as it may take time to alter your lease documentation see Commercial leases
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