NDNA have the launched Early Years Business Zone (EYBZ)

NDNA supported by the Department for Education have just launched a free online toolkit to help nursery businesses.

 The EYBZ provides a range of tools, advice and industry expertise to help you sustain a healthy business, developed by the sector for the sector. The website was launched in September and businesses can register their details  here. The website will include:

Business appraisal tool

A diagnostic that will identify potential areas of improvement and provide bespoke recommendations to support sustainability.

Staff cost calculator 

Helps decide the most effective methods of deploying staff, based on occupancy and staffing levels.

Financial Management

Review cost control, budgets and forecasts to help optimise income generation and identify potential cost savings.


Additional support

To include an A-Z resources, access to industry expertise and peer to peer support.


Want to know more?


We are hosting a number of live webinars to demonstrate the toolkit. 

Webinars are taking place on:​   

For any local authority that wants to see how the Early Years Business Zone can help them help their providers, we are hosting a dedicated webinar 5 October 14.30 -15.30​

Simply click on the date and time to book your place. ​

There will be regular updates on this page and we will also keep businesses informed via email and our social media channels; Facebook and Twitter

For any immediate questions please email us at eybz@ndna.org.uk

EYBZbrochure
(Adobe PDF File)