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Direct selling - boom during the recession

Direct selling - boom during the recession

The number of people working in direct selling - a livelihood dominated by women - has risen by 22% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2010, according to figures from the Direct Selling Association.   Workingmums.co.uk looks at why the industry is defying the recession. …

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''All work and no play'' over the summer, say working mums

''All work and no play'' over the summer, say working mums

Most of us have had a pretty miserable time over the summer, according to a survey by Workingmums.co.uk. Lack of money was the main reason, reveals the poll. Yet some of us did manage to have a good time despite the gloomy economic situation.…

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New watchdog downgrades forecast for UK growth

A new watchdog has predicted economic growth will not be as substantial as that forecast by the previous Labour government.…

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Recession forces up work-related mental health problems

A tenth of British workers have sought help from their doctors as a result of stress over the recession, according to a report by Mind out today.…

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Nurseries feel the recession pinch

Nurseries feel the recession pinch

Nearly 900 nurseries and playgroups shut last year, according to an Ofsted report.…

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