FirstSteps is a user-friendly comprehensive software system designed to improve and streamline your business efficiency, adding value to your setting and saving you precious time.
Flexible enough to cater for any provider’s needs and backed up by a great team of professionals who fully understand the childcare industry FirstSteps reduces the administration burden by using the latest technologies to your advantage.
Functionality You are in complete control of all key areas of business from day one with FirstSteps
• Enquiry tracking
• Essential secure storage of child and parent/carer information
• Waiting lists and Registration analysis
• Funding calculations for 2 & 3yr olds
• Diary control
• Occupancy (historical and future overviews, reports and summaries)
• Fee calculation and billing that copes with multiple charging schemes
• Customised invoicing
• EYFS compliant (observations recording and graphical displays)
• Parent communication (by email WEB & TXT)
• 3rd party integration with Accounts software and Biometric security Systems
• Staffing details
• Password level protected
Consultation We provide a FREE personal consultation to assess your needs and offer a solution tailored to your specific requirements.
Installation options This is a seamless process. FirstSteps can be installed on anything from a standalone PC or Laptop, multiple databases or on a central Server using remote connections from each site. Alternatively, if you wish to have the freedom to access from home or on the move, then choose our Web Hosted version. This allows you to access FirstSteps from any PC with an internet connection and we take care of your data security and backups
Training This is delivered in a relaxed format by our expert Trainers who will go at your pace through the A-Z of FirstSteps in two sessions.
Support If you need us we have a friendly and willing support help line available to answer any queries.
For Nursery Groups We also proudly present FirstSteps Group Controller
This optimises Head Office level requirements by providing a one- click access to all data at all settings producing consolidated reports and financial summaries. Essential for group overviews.
For further advice, information and a FREE DEMONSTRATION contact us now!