Mums in Business

How Motherhood Has Helped Our Business Balloon (And How You Can Do It Too!)

Sally Hodge | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Parents
Sally Hodge

Mums running businesses is BIG business - according to a report from Development Economics, commissioned by eBay; "mumpreneurs" generate £7.2bn for the UK's economy and over 200,000 jobs.

Juggling Business and Family... Hints and Tips

Michelle Jay | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK Parents
Michelle Jay

Having it all sounds like a bit of a dream. Sure - if you've got an army of nannies and PA's, you might just be able to juggle your business and your family - but for the rest of us working mums? Pah! Forget about it.

Running Your Business From Home... Challenges and Solutions!

Michelle Jay | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Parents
Michelle Jay

Just as a regular working schedule can help set limits for others, having a fixed place to work from will help you to remain more focused on your work activities. A home office can be easy to set up - ensure you've got all your essentials close at hand. Even if it's just a corner of the living room, try and designate a clear space that really is just for work.

Three Easy Ideas For Brilliant Blogs

Claire Mitchell | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK
Claire Mitchell

There is an activity that goes on in the houses of women business owners around the world on a regular basis - it involves staring into space, wringing of hands, chewing of nails and various expletives and I'm pretty sure it's been the cause of a fair few grey hairs.

More Cacao Butter Smashing and the Only Way Isn't Essex!

Galia Orme | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Galia Orme

It did seem a bit mad though to pack everything up myself and just as I was thinking how on earth I would manage this myself, I bumped into some of the mums from my daughter's old school at our local Co-op and after telling them about my cacao butter sorrows, they immediately offered to come and help. So the next Monday morning three mad mums, armed with a digital radio, hammer, chisel, hair nets and gloves were ready to rock and pack!