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Support Point Update 19 February 2019

February 19, 2019

This week we look at school aged childcare registrations and PAYE modernisation. We give you five top tips on sleep, and in our Capital Grants series we focus on Strand A.

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Support Point Update 12 February 2019

February 12, 2019

This week, our update covers management of frequent absences, facilities required in a setting if there are children sleeping, and Capital Grants 2019.

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Support Point Update 5 February 2019

February 5, 2019

This week we look at adverse weather and service closures, safe sleep, and DES EYEI inspections. We also have a capital funding 2019 announcement.

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Support Point Update 29 January 2019

January 29, 2019

This week's update includes guidance on PAYE modernisation, DES inspections, and infection control.

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Support Point Update 22 January 2019

January 22, 2019

This week we look at nappy changing, infection control and staff considerations. We also ask if there is a qualification requirement for staff in a school-aged childcare facility?

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Support Point Update 15 January 2019

January 15, 2019

This week, we look at infection control, attendance records, and meningitis concerns. We also invite you to participate in a focus group for our new Early Years Employment Service.

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Support Point Update 8 January 2019

January 9, 2019

In this week's Support Point update, we look at the Employment Law (Miscellaneous) Provisions Act, 2018, hand hygiene, capital funding and we ask if board members have to be Garda vetted.

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Support Point Update 11 December 2018

December 11, 2018

This week we look at public holidays over Christmas, 2018 in review and attendance records.

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Support Point Update 4 December 2018

December 4, 2018

This week our HR topic looks at Christmas parties. Our topics of the week focus on infection control and Christmas shows and data protection, and we ask if Santa needs to be Garda vetted!

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Support Point Update 27 November 2018

November 27, 2018

This week's Support Point update looks at GDPR six months on; in addition to information on QRF briefings, inclement weather policies, and hand washing.

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