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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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The learning game

The learning game

Sollicitor Lorraine Finney and her husband have created a board game based on CATs.…

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How your business can save on energy bills

How your business can save on energy bills

Some advice about the common mistakes businesses make when renewing their energy contracts.…

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Soap story

Soap story

Andrea Killick has started a soapmaking business alongside her work as a senior social worker and she says it has helped give a better sense  of balance to her life.…

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A different set of values

A different set of values

Rebecca Howard spoke to the Pink Shoe Club about why shared values matter in business.…

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