Working for yourself

  • 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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    Sports Massage

    How do I train in Sports Massage?

    The Sports Massage Association defines sports massage as  ‘the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, tendons and ligaments’ and a sports masseuse is someone who is trained to both treat injuries and offer preventative treatment with the health of the muscle and connective tissue, range of movement and posture.

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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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