Officrèche Blog

Smartphone resolution – taking time out from technology

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When my three-year-old daughter held up her hand and said: “My phone says…” I wondered if I was spending too much time looking at a screen. She also has an imaginary tablet to search for her missing things, just as I use an app to find my missing phone, writes Sarah Booker Lewis. Our children […]


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Flexible workspace and crèche coming to Dalston

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UPDATE: V22 Dalston have achieved their crowdfunding targets, and the project will be going ahead! Stay tuned for more soon… We caught up with V22 in Dalston, who are currently raising funding to provide a flexible workspace with a crèche. That’s an idea we’re a little bit keen on here at Officrèche, in case you hadn’t […]


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Freelance or entrepreneur – childcare that suits your set up

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How do you work it as a mother? Do you have a baby that breastfeeds? Do you have a toddler that pulls at charger cables? Do you have a school child that wants to watch Dangermouse rather than practice phonics? Or do you have all three?! Is it time to join the freelance world? So […]


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Why you need to work on your personal branding

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The growth of personal branding With the advent of new media and shifts in working practices, personal branding is gradually becoming a necessary part of everyone’s lives. Something that previously was only an issue for high-flying CEOs and celebrities is now relevant, if not necessary, to us all. Thanks to the internet, with its plethora […]


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Free Business Advice for Entrepreneurs and SMEs

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So you’ve had a baby – or two. Things change. Maybe the old working patterns don’t suit you as a family anymore? Perhaps you’ve decided to try out the business idea you’ve had on the back burner for a while, the one you used to bang on about with a trusted friend when last orders […]


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NEWBORN, NEW BUSINESS

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It sounds lunatic – and I can tell you, from experience, that it often feels that way too. Yet plenty of women do this – start a new enterprise when pregnant or with a new baby. Why? Mental space to think –as your body swells or you recover from birth, you move more slowly yet […]


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