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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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Going back into work after having a baby

Women going back into work after maternity leave are often stuck with menial jobs that don’t reflect their education, experience or skills – but if you plan ahead these can be avoided quite easily. How to get back into work Tips include finding ways to work from home before you leave your last job, making

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Avoiding back pain while you work

Back pain? Many many people now spend most of their working week sitting in front of computers. Habits like slouching and crossing legs can overtime lead to aches and pains that can lead to problematic back problems which can then lead to other physical difficulties as the body tries to compensate. Long term physical pain

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