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Childcare Business Grants

Childcare Business Grants

Childcare business grants are there to offer support to new childcare businesses. For many parents the decision on where and when to return to work can be a complicated one. Starting a childminding business can offer you the best of both worlds: the ability to earn your own money while still being around for your

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Manage your time at work better

Work is a fact of life for most of us, and jobs can have a nasty habit of encroaching on home-life.  If you are able to manage your time as best you can in the workplace will help to ensure you can leave for home at a reasonable time and, just as important, leave your

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Pros and cons of being self employed

Can I Be a Self-Employed Consultant?

Are you tired of the daily work routine and crave more freedom? Have you recently been made redundant and looking for a new challenge? If these scenarios sound like you, then maybe you should think about becoming a self-employed consultant. Do you already have the skills to be a self-employed consultant? Most people have developed

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Virtual PA

What is a Virtual PA?

What is a virtual PA and could you use one? Today’s hectic lifestyles, which see many people struggling to balance the demands of both family and work, mean that it could pay to get some extra help – especially if you run your own business. Take your pick Fortunately there is a growing army of

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Proofreading tips

Proofreading: Top Tips

Proofreading. Weather just posting a status update on facebook, submitting your cv for a job, or righting an essay on English language, chances are, you need to brush up on your proofreading skills if you didn’t spot the deliberate mistakes in the above paragraph. What is proofreading? Proofreading means going through your text carefully with

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Business Plan

Create a Business Plan: The basics

A good business plan captures the financial aims and the strategic operation of your business. How to create a business plan If you want to create a good business plan it should include the following: (1)            Written overview of your business aims (2)            It’s product and/or service (3)            The management team – Summary (4)            An

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