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How to get the most out of flexible working

How to get the most out of flexible working

Next week is National Family Week and being a working mum and balancing the commitments of your job and your family is often tough. Nicola Bird of Jigsaw Box has some tips. 

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Apps for preschoolers

Apps for preschoolers

Sarah Faisal Al Saud has set up her own company making educational apps in Arabic for preschoolers. She talks to Workingmums.co.uk.…

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BBC developing employment test for freelancers

BBC developing employment test for freelancers

The BBC is developing a new employment test for freelancers in a bid to replace them with employees, according to ContractorCalculator which provides free expert advice to over 100,000 freelancers and contractors.…

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Related tags: Freelancing, Tax

Getting women into business

Getting women into business

Business minister Jo Swinson and Wendy Hallett of the Women's Business Council answer questions about why now is a great time for women to consider setting up their own businesses.…

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Enterprising women

Enterprising women

Joni Farthing's organisation Women Outside the Box aims to get large numbers of women entrepreneurs together to talk about the issues that affect them.…

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Time is money - how to spend it wisely

Time is money - how to spend it wisely

Joe Shervell gives some tips on time management for people running their own businesses.…

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High days and holidays as a freelancer

High days and holidays as a freelancer

As the summer approaches, contractors expert Dave Chaplin gives some advice on holidays for contractors and freelancers.…

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Related tags: Contractors, Freelancers, Holidays

Lord Young calls for lifting of age cap on start-up loans

Lord Young calls for lifting of age cap on start-up loans

Helping thousands more new businesses get off the ground by lifting the age cap on the Government’s Start-Up loan scheme and opening up further the £230 billion worth of public sector contracts to the smallest businesses will help boost growth and transform the economy, according to the Prime Minister’s enterprise adviser, Lord Young.…

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