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CUK Membership for Childminders

Supporting childminders every step of the way

Joining as a CUK Member makes sense. Working as a childminder is hard enough – having to comply with legislation, meeting Ofsted requirements and running your business can be lonely if you have no one to talk to. This is where the Childminding UK Membership can help...

The CUK Membership package is designed solely for childminders and run by Northamptonshire Childminding Association. We are dedicated to bringing our members the best possible value on a huge range of benefits and discounts, all designed to make running your childminding business a pleasurable one.

We know that local support varies across the country so why not take the opportunity to join the association that works directly with childminders and is aware of the issues you face?

Our small, friendly, well-qualified team have years of experience, as childminders and of supporting childminders and will ensure that you are kept right up to date with changes in practice and legislation.

CUK membership offers some excellent benefits for only £75 a year... that’s just £6.25 a month!

  • Free online resources including online training - worth over £250! All written for childminders, including safeguarding and food hygiene –
  • Free updates on all downloadable resources and training. View the complete list of what’s included
  • Telephone support 9-5 weekdays through a dedicated enquiry line to help you deal with issues and challenges
  • £5 discount when purchasing Morton Michel Public Liability insurance for childminders - this can be used at any time throughout the year
  • Exclusive member support evenings with topics chosen by you (currently in Northamptonshire only.)
  • Support and guidance with Food Business inspections and requirements
  • Free subscription to Home Childcare magazine – posted direct to you every 2 months!
  • Exclusive discounts at many partner outlets: Butterfly print, EYP Direct, FS Training, Meditech Global, Muddy Faces, Strong Roots Training, Unique Magazines, and Workwear Express. See below for details


To claim these discounts simply quote your name and membership number when purchasing products or services.

Business Discount
Butterfly print logo


EYP Direct Logo

5% off all products on their website.

FS Training Logo


Meditech logo

Discounted courses

Muddy Faces

5% - enter your discount code at the checkout

Strong Roots Training logo

They are offering 15% off these prices to CUK Members.

Unique Magazine logo

10% - enter your discount code into the 'redeem gift voucher' box in the 'My shopping basket' page on their website

Workwear Express

They will waive the logo setup fee for CUK Members – normally £25.

They will also provide a 10% discount off any of their web prices. They will also offer 1 free logo (embroidery or print) on each garment.

Primary Health Authority (PHA)

As part of your membership package you have the option of joining the Primary Health Authority (PHA) partnership that offers you protection regarding your food safety Environmental Health Inspections. PHA also offers you assured advice about wash hand basins when preparing food and about allergen information. Assured advice about pets is coming soon. Find out more about PHA can help you here.