Knowledgebase

WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

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…

What Should I Blog About!?

Posted: 1st August 2016

By: Kim Gilmour

What shall I write on my blog? That’s one of the most frequent questions I get asked by my clients. It can be hard to think of topics every week…

Guide to Cyber Security for small businesses and consumers

Posted: 25th July 2016

Gloucestershire WiRE Network recently hosted the local Police Cyber Security Officer. As an area of growing importance to businesses, large or small, Cynthia Crawshaw (the Network Leader) has forwarded information from the…

What is the difference between Mediation and Collaborative Family Law?

Posted: 25th July 2016

By: Helen Jackson

I have been asked this twice this week in WIRE meetings.  Most people have heard of Mediation and have a general idea of what it’s about. You might even have…

Your LinkedIn profile pic – friend or foe?

Posted: 19th July 2016

Posted by Judith Poulteney LinkedIn aims to be different from other social media. Describing itself as “the world’s largest professional network”, its mission is to “connect the world’s professionals to…

Do What You “Will”

Posted: 19th July 2016

By: Katie Alsop

Working on an assumption can be a dangerous way to deal with your affairs, especially when that assumption forms the basis on which you think your family will inherit your…

Business (Beach) Reading recommended by Ruby Star

Posted: 13th July 2016

Isla Wilson from Ruby Star Associates shares her essential business reading (on the beach or any other time) Everyone loves to put their feet up and read a good book…