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smartaupairs 31-08-2010
Welcome to Britain

This area is designed to prepare you for the 'Britain Experience' as an au pair. Please feel free to send us articles or websites to add to this that can h…

smartaupairs 07-06-2010
Testimonials & Survey

We recently asked our customers to give us their feedback on the service and here are some of the comments we are most proud of. Nearly 90% of our surv…

smartaupairs 29-03-2010
Smartaupairs 5 Years!

On 22 April 2010, we celebrate 5 years of aupairing! We would like to invite all host families to celebrate this with us and we will make sure you get …

smartaupairs 15-02-2010
Smartaupairs Supporting Children in Need

Smartaupairs is proud to support BBC Children in Need. A minimum of £2 is set aside from every au pair  placement to support Children in Need an…

smartaupairs 27-01-2010
The Benefits of First Aid for Kids

Be ready, not sorry… Is the first thing you read on the website of First Aid for Kids And although I am sure we all agree that ideally every member of …

smartaupairs 23-01-2010
Why Britain?

Great Britain is the ideal country to become an au pair - learn English as you earn, and apply your skills to new and exciting social situations. Please c…

smartaupairs 15-11-2009
Childcare Vouchers/Tax Credits

Tax credits are payments from the government. If you're responsible for at least one child or young person who normally lives with you, you may qualify f…

smartaupairs 08-09-2009
Au Pair Induction & Online Training Course

Our au pair induction last Saturday at Eurocenters language school was a great success. The au pairs who attended liked our presentations, the free trial…

smartaupairs 18-08-2009
New Au Pair Course

Smartaupairs is contributing to a brand new ‘au pair’ course which has already received accreditation through the OCN, the Open College Network. The cour…

smartaupairs 28-07-2009
News from ISA (The Independent Safeguarding Authority)

The Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) has been created to help prevent unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable adults. You can v…

smartaupairs 15-07-2009
Keeping Your Child Safe & Encouraging Better Behaviour

The two following booklets are provided by NSPCC and are free to view online. The information is easy to read and very useful especially during the early …

smartaupairs 14-07-2009
Au Pair Driving in the UK

If you need your Au Pair to be able to drive you are responsible for arranging car insurance. Check the age you can afford to insure prior to choosing an…

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