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A family affair

A family affair

Cherry Lewis-Taylor runs four McDonalds franchises and has been nominated for Female Franchisee of the Year.…

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Do it yourself

Do it yourself

Andrea McDowell and Becs Baldwin run Shoot It Yourself, a wedding video production company, and have four children under four.…

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'Women's aversion to risk hampers them in business'

Women’s risk averse attitude often holds them back from making it big in business, according to research from Women Outside the Box.…

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Keep business and personal relationships separate

Keep business and personal relationships separate

Business Consultant Griselda K Togobo is the founder of the Money Masterclass for Female Entrepreneurs, which she says is the only programme helping women entrepreneurs make sense of their money so they can reap financial success and not pain from their business ventures. In this article she shares some truths about your business and relationship.

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Balancing your own business and small children

Balancing your own business and small children

Rachel Bradbury launched her luxury nursery furniture business last February with a toddler. Since then she has not only built Custard and Crumble up, but had a baby. She talks to Workingmums.co.uk about the challenges.…

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New tax and benefits checks on the self employed

New tax and benefits checks on the self employed

New checks on self employed people who receive tax credits and benefits are part of a tightening of monitoring of small business accounting. Workingmums.co.uk's tax expert Des Desai warns of the need to be prepared and gives some information and advice on the changes ahead under Universal Credit.…

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Real life inspiration stories

Real life inspiration stories

Tina Boden of Enterprise Rockers says there are too many unrealistic media stories about starting a business. She wants more real-life role models.…

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How to improve your credibility as a freelance

How to improve your credibility as a freelance

1st Contact Umbrella gives advice on improving your credibility as a freelancer.…

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