The local authority is responsiblefor analysing the average costs of childcare. This helps families to plan for their childcare needs and also feeds into national research on the costs of childcare for families.
In this section you will find information to support your business planning, including: Understand your business Understand your finances Understand the local market Managing and monitoring your finances Using market research to plan
Working in partnership will assist many settings in responding to a changing early years and childcare market. This section has advice and information on how you caan work in partnership with other local providers.