Outstanding Contribution Award 2017Outstanding Contribution Award 2017

Sponsored by Morgan La Roche

Winner: Philip Siddell

Philip, owner/director of two outstanding rated nurseries in Staffordshire is a keen member of the wider early years community. Chair of the newly set up network in Staffordshire and a 30 hours early implementer panellist, Philip works hard to support others and strives to share his business successes with others.

Winner: Jo Morris

Jo spends a lot of her time supporting nurseries to understand how implementing the 30 hours will work for their business. Jo has done a lot of work on the Champagne Nurseries, Lemonade Funding campaign in an effort to help raise awareness on the implications of not getting the sums right.

Winner: Stephanie Dodds

Stephanie, NDNA network Chair of East and Midlothian, has led the way in fighting for nurseries to either be exempt or have substantial reductions to business rates. She actively contributes to the NDNA Policy Committee and gathers valuable information to support her fellow colleagues.