Running your childcare business

We help all early years providers in Kent to carry out all their responsibilities and offer a quality childcare service, including:

To apply for a food licence contact your local district council.

You can also log into our directory for childcare providers in Kent to manage your business details.

If you would like support as a childcare provider in Kent, you can email us on kentcfis@theeducationpeople.org or call us on 03000 41 23 23.

National information and support for childcare providers

The Foundation years website offers useful information for all childcare providers, as do the Pre-school Learning Alliance.

You can also find guidance on employing staff for your business at GOV.UK, including recruitment tips and calculating minimum wage.