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Getting started

Looking to start a new childcare business in Bristol? We can help.   BAND offers a comprehensive package of practical advice and support to new groups. Support with market research Forming a…

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Loan Equipment and Library

Bristol based BAND members can borrow toys and equipment from our collection and books from our Library. We can lend sports, arts and craft activities for indoors and outdoors Collection of loan…

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Band Newsletters

BAND Newsletter

BAND Newsletter BAND News, our newsletter, is published six times a year, in time for each school holiday and is emailed free of charge to all our member clubs and other childcare…

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DBS checks

DBS Checks BAND offers Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks to our Full and Affiliated member groups, for paid or voluntary staff working with either children or young people and vulnerable adults….

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Mediation and crisis support

Even with ‘the best laid plans’ things can still go wrong. Should this happen BAND are here to support and advise members, through personal visits or over the telephone. We can also…

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BAND strives to have a pivotal role in monitoring feedback and networking information to/from our members groups and relevant agencies at a local, regional, national and international level. BAND publishes a bi-monthly…

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