Our Partners

Our carefully selected partners help reinforce our commitment to providing certainty for the nursery sector through products and services that deliver benefits beyond nursery insurance.

Ecclesiastical – Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc is a leading specialist insurer in the charity, faith, heritage and education sectors. A commercial business with a charitable purpose, Ecclesiastical grants a significant proportion of its profits to its charitable owner, which invests them independently into communities. Since 2014 Ecclesiastical has given £50m to good causes and its new target is to give a further £100m by 2020.

For more information about Ecclesiastical click here.

ARAG – ARAG plc are one of the leading providers of legal insurance in the UK and are part of the worldwide ARAG Group operating in 16 countries and employing over 3,500 people. ARAG have provided the Commercial Legal Expenses cover under our Pound Gates Nursery Insurance product since 2008. During that time we have worked closely with them to develop a bespoke product for the Early Years sector, including our regulatory disputes and crisis communication covers. For more information on ARAG click here.

National Day Nurseries Association

NDNA – Pound Gates have been the preferred insurance partner of the NDNA (National Day Nurseries Association) for over 10 years, bringing certainty and additional benefits to NDNA members that include a 12.5% discount on our Pound Gates Nursery Insurance product. NDNA is a national charity which aims to enhance the development and education of children in their Early Years through the provision of support services to its members. It seeks to develop, encourage and maintain high standards in education and care for the benefit of children, their families and their local communities. For more information on NDNA click here.

Educare - is a market-leading provider of high-quality, concise and easy-to-use safeguarding and duty of care e-learning services. To support you and your nursery team, we are offering all clients, of Pound Gates and Ecclesiastical, a 25% discount off EduCare's online safeguarding service that includes unlimited access to a range of safeguarding and duty of care courses. To find out more click here.




Fingershield – Fingershield provide a range of door safety devices and fingerguards that can prevent one of the most distressing types of accidents – finger trapping. Installing finger protection is a cost-effective and easy way of eliminating the risk of a child suffering a trapped finger. We provide a discount under our insurance for nurseries with Fingershield installed at their setting on all child accessible doors. We also provide a 15% discount off the cost of installing Fingershield. Fingershield is part of the Cardea Solutions group. For more information on Cardea Solutions click here.


Citation - The industry leading expert in protecting the employer in all aspects of Personnel, Employment Law and Health & Safety regulations. Citation specialise in providing these services to the Early Years sector. That’s why we have chosen Citation to be our partner in this increasingly important area. For more information on Citation click here.

We are extremely satisfied with our insurance through Pound Gates, the staff are most helpful and very knowledgeable. When we were unfortunate enough to have to make a claim it was dealt quickly and efficiently and with minimum disruption to the business - Hopscotch Nursery

Hopscotch Nursery Nursery Insurance July 21, 2016