Business Smart is a free online resource from the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) to support the sustainability of new and established childminding settings in England.

It has been developed by childminders for childminders and in association with Lloyds Bank. Funding for the toolkit has been provided by a grant from the Department for Education and covers childminders in England.

Business Smart is a collection of ideas, inspiration and tools to help new and existing childminders in England develop a sustainable business.You’ll find top tips, videos, case studies, downloadable tools and other essential ideas to help you make the most of your business.