Time management and organisation

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Workplace Stress: Balancing children and work

Workplace stress affects many of us and balancing children and work can feel like an uphill struggle. We all know how difficult it is to juggle work and looking after a family, so if you are feeling stressed by a seemingly impossible array of tasks on a daily basis, don’t worry – the situation that

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Should I rent an office or work from home?

‘Should I rent an office or work from home?’ – If you’re a small business this is probably a debate you had with yourself when starting out. Maybe you’ve grown your business and are now thinking about whether to invest in office space or continue working at home. What are the advantages and disadvantages of

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Working part time or full time

Getting a work life balance

Getting a work life balance can be pretty tricky – Picture a hippo and a mouse sat on a seesaw. It’s fair to say that the little mouse would be petrified, and squeaking and screaming for the hippo to get off… If your work-life balance feels like an exceptionally  unfair balancing act and you can see

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the office fridge

The Office Fridge – don’t forget to use it!

You’ve done it again: By the time you’ve got the kids ready for school, packed their bags, packed their lunches and hustled them out of the door, you realise you’ve forgotten to feed yourself. The prospect of a long day at the office looms, you’ve got important meetings, an incredibly busy schedule, and once again,

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Preparing to find a job

Preparing to find a job

Preparing to find a job? Feeling like it’s time to return to the work place after years of childcare? Or maybe it’s just time for a change of job or direction. Either way, it may be that you haven’t had to get out there and sell yourself for a long time and you may find

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Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs are on the rise…you fold the letter carefully, licking the envelope with a smile. You ask for a few quiet words with your boss, and once you’re alone, you hand in your notice. You’re going home, but you’re not on maternity leave. Quietly, night after night, and in any spare moments, you’ve been

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