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WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

Heartfulness vs Mindfulness

Posted: 5th September 2016

By: Kay Heald

Is heartfulness about to knock mindfulness off its pedestal as the latest weapon in the battle against workplace stress? In our fast-track, quick-fix lives, there is a tendency to look…

The confidence gap: step outside your comfort zone

Posted: 5th September 2016

Men will go for something when they believe they can do it, for women it’s harder, we don’t put ourselves forward until we’re 100% convinced we can do it. We…

Thinking of Separation or divorce, why you should consider Collaborative procedure

Posted: 31st August 2016

By: Helen Jackson

It works. Collaborative Family Law has a fantastic success rate, much higher than family mediation and it produces positive result for both separating partners unlike Court proceedings. Its quick. Much…

7 Steps to Beat Cyber Crime – Infographic

Posted: 31st August 2016

By: Kim Gilmour

Here’s a handy infographic on steps to beat Cyber Crime – as individuals and small businesses we are all vulnerable and yet there are lots of small steps you can…

Plan the perfect christening or baby naming ceremony

Posted: 22nd August 2016

By: Sarah Lewis

Lily’s Secret Vintage Tea Room Ten Step Guide to planning a Successful christening or baby naming ceremony: Venue, Parking – There are a wide variety of possible venues for your…

Using Essential Oils to control headlice/nits

Posted: 22nd August 2016

By: Tracey Nixon

OK, this may not be entirely business related, but this does seem to affect quite a few people, and as many business folk are parents, I thought it would be…

How to plan a buffet or afternoon tea party

Posted: 15th August 2016

By: Sarah Lewis

Whether it’s a children’s birthday party, a family christening or a special anniversary it’s always a difficult task to feed a variety of ages. However with some planning you can…

Why you should join WiRE by Burton WiRE

Posted: 10th August 2016

When Alison, Lorraine and I (Elaine) took over running the WiRE Burton-on-Trent network we decided not to enforce WiRE’s national policy that women can only visit a network twice before deciding whether…

Managing Summer Holidays for Separated Parents

Posted: 10th August 2016

By: Helen Jackson

We all look forward to spending some quality time with our children in the school holidays but the 6 weeks go so fast for the children  and for separated parents…

Children’s Maintenance -how much should I pay/get?

Posted: 1st August 2016

By: Helen Jackson

The Child Maintenance Service can assess maintenance but a fee is payable and many parents prefer to work it out for themselves and use the Child Support Regulations just or…