Real Life Signs That We Are Getting Over The Recession

Baby-sitting bookings rise by 200% in January, indicating people are spending on luxuries again

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Like Minders, the London-based, babysitting and childcare agency, today (February 15) announced that it has seen its booking and memberships soar over the month of January.

Company director Georgie Jones said: "We expected January to be slow, given the time of year, bad weather and people doing their annual detox, but we have been shocked to see bookings increase by two fold in the last month."

Babysitting and Childcare which is considered a huge luxury amongst the middle classes is always one of the first things to be cut. This Like Minders data suggests that the spending habits of people are changing and a new wave of optimism has arrived, even in January!

About Like Minders

Like Minders is a bespoke childcare agency providing direct and stress-free access to high-quality babysitters and ad hoc flexible childcare in and around London. Like Minders is available seven days a week, 365 days a year and offers a wide range of flexible, affordable and trusted childcare services including:

  • Evening Babysitting
  • Daytime Babysitting
  • Temporary nannies
  • Holiday nannies
  • Party nannies
  • Babysitting Gift Vouchers

Ensuring a safe service for you and your children

All child carers are CRB checked, over 21 years old and personally interviewed and registered through a stringent screening process to ensure they match strict standards and levels of experience. The result is a trusted source of the very best baby sitters and child carers including primary and nursery school teachers, trained nannies, medical students, and Ofsted registered child minders.

Service Details

Available 7 days a week, 365 days a year, bookings can be taken from 9am-7pm Mon-Sat and 10am-5pm Sundays, and our child carers can be available for child care 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

For further details on these, Like Minders and the services on offer, please contact Georgie Jones or Bryony Churchill on 0844 879 7189 or email:


February 15, 2011