Who We Are

The idea came about in 2017/18 based on the changes in the childcare sector late 2017, which the government increased the hours from 15 to 30 for all 3/4 year olds in England.

Having spent a number of months studying the market and found that websites offering services, such as connecting parents to childcare providers, found such websites over charging excessively for their services. I also found that you would have to spend hours searching through many different websites to get the answer your looking for, with regards towards childcare.

So Along came us payingforchildcare.org.uk. I purchased this domain a few years ago on the intent to bring it alive into the 21st centuary. So I put together facts relating to childcare and created this website.

I also started then to look at many websites which connected parents to childcare providers. I couldnt believe that how much they were charging and how parents could afford to pay upwards of £25 per month.  I then decided then to build our very own platform to do just that.  Talking to potential suppliers who could offer our users a far greater experience than any other website, with greater discounts that we can hand down to our end users, for both childcare providers and parents.

How Do We Stack Up Against Our Competitors?

Below are some of the features we offer vs our competitors.

Features payingforchildcare.org.uk childcare.co.uk care.com Yoopies.co.uk
Stats against the Parents Account
Will the Free account allow me to place an advert?
 
 
 
 
Will the Free account allow me to message providers?
 
 
 
 
How many messages am i restricted in sending per day?
10
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only 2
Will the Free account allow me to receive messages from a providers?
 
- only if the provider is a gold member
 
 
- only if the provider is a gold member
 
- only one
How much does Gold membership cost parents per month? £2.99 £24.99 £35 £29.50
How much does Gold membership cost parents per year? £29.99 (2 months FREE)
 
£140 £159
How many free adverts can parents submit? 2 1 1 1
Is there a telephone number available I can call for help?
 
 
 
 
Am I able to rate and give feedback against a provider?
 
 
 
 
Can I add an advert as a childcare provider as well as a parent?
 
 
 
 
Will online chat be available for parents?
 
 
 
 
Can I turn on/off notifications to my email when I receive a message?
 
 
 
 
Can I turn on/off notifications to my email when new provider creates a job in my area?
 
 
 
 
Will I be able to report a user who is being abusive?
 
 
 
 
Can I upload a picture?
 
 
 
 
how many pictures can I upload against an advert? 1
 
 
 
What do parents get with the gold membership account?
100% Satisfaction or your money back Guarantee?
 
 
 
 
Can the parent account submit more than One job?
 
 
 
 
Receive discounts to over 4000 locations and attractions via our partner?
 
- after 3 months of joining (paying monthly) or immediately avaibale when paying yearly.
 
 
 
Send/Receive messages to any user?
 
 
 
 
Contact any childcare provider (gold or free accounts)?
 
 
 
 
How many messages can I send per day?
20
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Your Advert will be Featured and stand out against all other adverts
 
 
 
 
Features payingforchildcare.org.uk childcare.co.uk care.com
Stats against the Provider Account
Will the Free account allow me to place an advert?
 
 
 
Will the Free account allow me to message parents?
 
 
 
Will the Free account allow me to receive messages from parents?
 
- only if the parent is a gold member
 
 
- only if the parent is a gold member
How much does it cost providers per month? £9.99 £24.99 £35
How much does it cost providers per year £99 (2 months FREE)
 
£140
How many messages can i send per day? 8 unknown unknown
Can the provider account submit more than One job?
 
- gold members only
 
 
Can I also add an advert as a parent searching for a provider?
 
 
 
Is there a telephone number available I can call for help?
 
 
 
Am I able to add my own testimonials to my job advert?
 
 
 
Is parents able to rate me and give a detailed description?
 
 
 
Will online chat be available for providers?
 
 
 
Will I be able to report a user who is being abusive?
 
 
 
Can I upload a picture?
 
 
 
What do providers get with the gold membership account?
100% Satisfaction or your money back Guarantee?
 
 
 
Access to Course Material via our Partner
 
 
 
Access to Online Video Training Material via our Partner
 
 
 
One Year childcare insurance (up to £10 million pounds) via our Partner T&C apply.
 
 
 
Your job advert will be Featured which will put you above the rest in the search results
 
 
 
Can I upload multiple documents to my account?
 
 
 
How many messages am I rectricted in sending per day? 40 unknown unknown
Use our Exclusive Recruitment Module to post job Vacancies
 
 
 
Use our Exclusive Nursery Module to add/edit/manage multiple nursery locations