Early Years-inform

Quality information is what Croner-i does best. Our online service is a trusted source of guidance for thousands of organisations, with everything in a single, easy-to-use portal.

Croner-i Early Years-inform has been designed especially for any organisation that takes care of young children or provides pre-school education. Packed with guides and tools, it gives you all the information and resources you need to ease the pressures of running an early years organisation.

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Early Years-inform

Croner-i Early Years-inform gives you a huge range of information, guidance, and tools to help you as an early years provider. Covering more than 130 topics, our guides include everything you need to know about caring for young children, current regulations and laws, health & safety, implementing EYFS standards, and managing your business. Everything from choosing a premises to planning mealtimes is covered.

Along with quick facts and in-depth guides, Croner-i also provides practical tools – including an interactive risk assessment, employment calculators, and hundreds of model documents to save you time.

Guides are clearly written and easy to understand, tools make your work more efficient, and insights from child development and business experts help make your nursery or pre-school outstanding.

Why Croner-i?

Easy to use

Croner-i is packed with functionalities that make finding, using, and saving the information you need intuitive and simple. Guidance is easy to digest, navigation is straightforward, and everything sits together in one portal.


Every single guide, tool, and resource in Croner-i is regularly updated, so you can be positive that the information you’re reading is correct and relevant. Plus, news and weekly e-alerts keep you in the loop with the latest education updates.

Extra support

This isn’t just an online service – a subscription to Croner-i also provides access to our helpline for more advice. Experienced advisors are on hand 9am-5pm to help answer more complex queries.

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Keep safe and up to scratch

Croner-i gives you access to all the current regulations and best practice on childcare, health & safety, employment, and administration that relate to early years, so you can be confident you’re operating lawfully and safely.

Easy-to-digest guidance in plain English gives you practical steps to take, and our legislation tracker keeps you up to date. With the right info behind you, you can meet all the necessary regulations and ensure the children in your care remain happy and safe.

Get things done faster

Don’t get bogged down with admin. With all the childcare, business, and legal information you need right at your fingertips – along with an intuitive search function and content tagging system – finding, understanding and using information is a breeze. Everything you need to know is simplified and straightforward, and tools like model documents help streamline your work.

That means less time dealing with paperwork, and more time running your business and looking after the children.

Create a brilliant nursery

At Croner-i, we don’t just want to help keep your early years organisation running – we want to help you make it brilliant.

All the latest thoughts from childcare experts assist you with providing the best care, helping children develop, working well with parents, managing staff, and more. It’s everything you need to make your nursery or organisation an enjoyable, nurturing, and overall excellent place, where children are safe and happy.