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The summer work-life balance

Posted: 5th July 2016

Amanda Danell-Bewley shares her Summer Work/Life Balance Guide I remember when I had my first child I asked whether I could work more flexible hours, so I could spend time…

7 Reasons why I love working for myself

Posted: 5th July 2016

By Holly Hinton Being self-employed can be lonely, difficult, testing, frustrating, all-consuming and downright scary, especially in times of financial uncertainty like we are facing here in the UK at…

Protect your Business with a Lasting Power of Attorney

Posted: 28th June 2016

By: Helen Jackson

Protect your Business with a Lasting Power of Attorney Loss of mental capacity doesn’t just affect the very old. It can happen to us all through stroke, accident or illness.…

Why did you give a stranger access to your computer?

Posted: 28th June 2016

Shelli Moyes from MPM IT shares her tips to keep you safe online Every now and then the scam phone calls start. They come out of the blue to catch…

Sponsorship – How to Showcase your Business

Posted: 27th June 2016

By: Kim Gilmour

If you are involved in any sort of charity, voluntary work or put on events you will know all about trying to get sponsorship to boost those all-important funds. Identifying…

Parenting after Separation & How to choose Divorce or Family Lawyer

Posted: 27th June 2016

By: Helen Jackson

Helen Jackson 1st Solicitors This is a great Survival guide to Parenting. Well worth printing and re-reading Changes to legal aid mean that most people cannot get free or subsidised…

Sell with your heart & be successful

Posted: 21st June 2016

By: Julie Roman

The word ‘sales’ can often fill people with terror, yet it is the traditional concept of selling that most people associate with. However, we are all salespeople – we sell…

‘What if’ and ‘should’ – words that can get in the way

Posted: 20th June 2016

By: Tracey Nixon

After delivering this morning’s workshop, entitled The Benefits of Meditation, I was partly disappointed that the sun was shining. I wanted to get on with some admin which I knew…

Sandwich Generation

Posted: 6th June 2016

By: Kay Heald

So who are the Sandwich Generation? They are employees and workers who are ‘sandwiched’ between caring for ageing parents and their own children. Carol Abaya, a recognised expert on eldercare,…

Boring CV? Here are six steps to liven up your CV and get you noticed.

Posted: 31st May 2016

By: Judith Poulteney

Far too many CVs lack personality, verve and vitality.  Use these six steps to inject liveliness and enthusiasm into your CV and grab the attention of employers. Layout: Clutter is…