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Website: http://www.sitters.co.uk

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  • No cost to join
  • Quarterly Membership Fees:
    • £13.85 per quarter (equivalent to £4.61 per month or £55.40 per year)
    • This will renew at 3 month intervals until cancelled.
  • Booking Fees:
    • Credit card booking fee £4
    • £6 fee for bookings:
      • at hotels
      • starting before 6pm
      • including element of day care
      • given at short notice (less than 12 hours)
  • Recommended Babysitters' rates of pay
    • Minimum wage £6.19 from 1 October 2012
    • Minimum of three hours pay per booking
    • London Zone 1
      • Evening babysitting on weekdays: £6.50 per hour, on Saturdays: £7.00 per hour
      • Daytime childcare before 6pm: £8.00 per hour
    • London Zone 2
      • Evening babysitting on weekdays: £6.20 per hour, on Saturdays: £6.50 per hour
      • Daytime childcare before 6pm: £7.00 per hour
    • London Zone 3
      • Evening babysitting on weekdays: £6.20 per hour, on Saturdays: £6.20 per hour
      • Daytime childcare before 6pm: £6.50 per hour
      • Special(slightly higher) rates for:
        • Special dates such as Christmas, New Year's Eve or Valentine's Day
        • Bookings at hotels or other temporary addresses
  • Sitters.co.uk is a Babysitting agency and offers the following:
    • Baby Sitting (Evening Childcare)
    • Child Daycare
    • Temporary Short Term Nannies
    • Emergency Nanny Service
  • Search for babysitters in your area
  • Sitters is a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, the trade body that represents and regulates employment agency businesses and abides by their childcare code of practice
  • London's most successful babysitting service for more than 30 years
  • Offers a national network of professional evening and daytime babysitters
  • Provides evening and daytime child care in all but the most remote locations
  • Access to many thousands of carefully vetted, experienced childcarers
  • Able to provide babysitters for more than 97% of the requests received from across the UK
  • Sitters is an accredited Investor in People, a standard recognised by the Department for Education and Employment
  • Sitters is a trading division of 288 Group Ltd, one of Britain's most successful family owned businesses with a track record of over 60 years continuous trading history
  • Who are the babysitters?:
    • the average Sitters babysitter is 38 years old
    • the majority have families of their own
    • around 3 out of 4 have experience working as Registered Childminders
    • more than half have experience working as full time Nanny or Nursery Nurses
    • over half have some formal childcare related qualification


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