Franchise Package – Small Talk Nurseries

Franchise Package

Begin your Journey

Being a Small Talk Nurseries® means you will be operating a professional day nursery that focuses on providing a first-class standard of early years education. We will provide extensive training and support to help you get your nursery off to a flying start, to quickly build its register of children and to maximise its market share.

Yourself or your nominated person will be responsible for managing nursery nurses, training staff, liaising with parents, arranging marketing and ensuring efficient administration. Most importantly the nominated person or you will ensure a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment is maintained from day to day. We will also provide the following:


Our Franchise Benefits

Comprehensive Training

Comprehensive training

We’ll train you in every aspect of how a Small Talk Nurseries® operates. Through years of experience we have developed well proven techniques and procedures that will be the foundation of your business – you will learn about: teaching modules, nutrition, welfare and safeguarding practices. All of our knowledge will be passed to you, so you’ll know precisely how to exploit the potential of your nursery business.

Exclusive territory

Your nursery will have the exclusive rights to a territory with a catchment area matched to support the size of your nursery. This will set you apart from your competitors as well as knowing that no one else can open another Small Talk Nurseries® within your territory.

Comprehensive Training



Your nursery must conform to the requirements of OFSTED. We will assist with the registration process and provide guidance on how to comply with the requirements of OFSTED. Furthermore, we will assist with an application to join the National Day Nurseries Association.

Effective launch marketing

Our targeted launch programme will help quickly generate enquiries from parents seeking nursery placement. It will gain maximum awareness and exposure within the local community using a range of promotional tactics. Social media, internet advertising, PR and leafleting will all be part of a vibrant mix of activities, both at the outset and on an on-going basis. We will also host open days upon opening your nursery

Effective launch marketing

Stationery and uniforms

We provide your business stationery and a starter pack of branded staff work wear garments – so you’ll convey a bright, professional image at all times!

On-Going Support

Our Head Office team will be continually available to offer advice, guidance and support. You’ll be able to use proven marketing techniques, attend supplementary training courses, benefit from preferential supplier terms, and gain information from news blogs, meetings and conferences.

On-going Support

Business News

Business Reviews

On a regular basis we will meet with you to discuss progress. We’ll examine operational issues and help identify improvements that can be made to boost performance.

Your Investment!

The Small Talk Nurseries® franchise fee is £29,500 + VAT

Additionally, you will need funds to refurbish and equip your nursery plus working capital. The total Investment required is therefore likely to be approximately £100,000 however with the help of bank funding you may need to invest between £100,000 and £150,000.

Financial Support

We have a very good relationship with the main high street banks, including HSBC, Lloyds, Barclays and NatWest. We will be happy to assist you present your business plan and will show you how to properly grow this business, so that the bank will advance you between 50% and 70% of the required funds.

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Be part of a network of childcare provision that is profitable

As a Small Talk Nurseries® franchisee you’ll be in a partnership that thrives on a mutual desire for providing children and parents with a wonderful early years educational experience and on developing successful businesses.

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Be part of a network of childcare provision that is profitable and most importantly rewarding.