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Tag: mumpreneur

Podcast: Sunshine through the rain – Lorena Oberg talks success after acrimonious divorce

Divorce can be tough no matter how grown up you and your other half choose to be about it. But when it’s acrimonious and you don’t have a penny to your name, and you need to stay afloat so you can keep your children, what do you do? Well, start a business – of course!

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Brit bedroom entrepreneurs are on the rise by more than 50%, finds survey

More Britons are setting up in businesses in their spare time and from their bedroom, according to a survey released today.

According to their research there has been an increase of 34% of businesses being set up in spare time in the past 12 months. All of these so-called bedroom entrepreneurs revealed that they did so because starting a business is now easier, with costs a lot lower than a few years ago, thanks to being able to start up online.

Real mum profile: Isobel Thompson of Morrck

They say that friends and family and business don’t mix. But if you can get the basics right, it can be very successful…even with young children.

Isobel Thompson, 48, shares how she’s managed to get everyone from her husband to her teenage son, and her eight-year-old twin daughters involved in her business.