When you’re a busy working mum, it can be easy to get so engrossed in motherhood that your other relationships begin to suffer. It’s not intentional, but you barely even have enough time in your busy day to take a minute for yourself, let alone return phone calls or make
If you run a business in the UK you’ll likely to be aware of the term Now Pensions auto enrolment, as this is the main plank in the government’s controversial changes to workplace pension legislation, which is due to begin properly this year.
If I had a pound for every mum who thinks her lack or technical understanding, skill or knowledge means she cannot start an online business, I’d be writing this from a beach I own somewhere on an island only I knew existed. If that’s what you’ve been telling yourself, get
Juggling work and childcare can be quite a challenge at the best of times, but add the never-ending need to take a day off because your child is sick…again!…and even the most understanding and flexible of employers will start to raise an eyebrow.
Gas costs are something that an increasing number of businesses based in the UK are worried about. A survey by OnePoll about the cost of energy used by companies across the country revealed that a staggering 51% of respondents were concerned about price rises that could be detrimental to their
These days, there is no such things as a job for life, unless you choose to create it yourself…but that doesn’t mean that recruiters turn a blind eye to CVs that show a lack of commitment to work. Job hoppers do it for various reasons. More often than not they
Having an online business that only you, your friends and family know about is like having a shop in the middle of nowhere that people only come across by accident. You want get enough traffic, let Lone make those all-important sales and soon it will become very demotivating indeed.
Once you have started your business, the next thing that you are going to want to do is to advertise your product or service so that you can get more customers. If you leave it to word of mouth only at the beginning, business will likely be slow and this
Many people wrongly think that working from home will give them the flexibility to work when they want, and how they want all the time. For them, the dream can mean ignoring the alarm clock and getting up whenever they want to get up. Yes, running your own business from
Started an online business can be an exciting and daunting prospect, but when you’ve got no support from those nearest and dearest to you it can feel like an uphill struggle. So – before you start thinking divorce, or ditching your business altogether, here are some tips to help you
One of the problems that people run into when they have decided that they’re looking for a product to sell is finding, choosing or deciding what product to sell. Are you in that situation? If you want to start making more money working from home, selling products or buying into
Is your child starting school in September? Or moving to secondary school? Top tips on preparing them and you for the big change
Starting school is a big step for every child, especially if the surroundings are completely new to them – ie a new school where they didn’t attend the nursery school, or a secondary school that has no ties to the primary school or prep they used to attend. This can
Should parents be encouraged to keep their children in rear-facing car seats for longer? Yes, according to a campaign launched by motors.co.uk, which suggests that rear-facing car seats are “up to five times safer” than the more popular forward-facing versions.
Congrats! You’re going to be a mums, and what exciting times you have ahead. Unfortunately, while your family, friends and colleagues may be excited for you, strangers on your commute probably won’t share the joy… So, how can you make your commute to work as stress free and comfortable as
Summer nights making you feel restless? Adding a few ingredients to your dinner can make all the difference
As well as sleeping on a good bed in a well-ventilated, dark and quiet room, achieving a great night’s sleep can be affected by what you eat before bedtime. According to The Sleep Council, certain foods are known to aid sleep â€“ in exactly the same way that caffeine is
We all want to enjoy the experience, but if you’re trying to watch those calories, it can be a bit difficult to fully enjoy eating out with the family. Keeping yourself in shape when dining out is simply a matter of ordering the right things. Here are five tips for
Starting your own business is always connected to some risks and usually demands a lot of courage and effort. One of the most challenging aspects is to establish one’s business and to make one’s name known to the vast internet community. Online reputation is a crucial factor when it comes
When you leave the office, most of the time, you don’t want your work to follow you around. But sometimes you need to be able to access it without having to pack the office and take it with you. In fact many people travel for their business.
Information overload is extremely hard to deal with. On the one hand you need to research, learn and evaluate whats going on in your industry and social media, but on the other hand sometimes all that information from different sources can confuse and overwhelm. Most mumpreneurs who get started with
Sending out a press release can be a big step for small businesses – especially when it’s all been done in house. You’ve taken the time to research the best media outlets for your product or service, and you crafted the type of press release that will make journalists stand