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[ 17 Mar 2011 | No Comment ]
Mumpreneur Profile: Madeleine Fear of Small Furry Hotel

Name of Business:  Small Furry Hotel
Your Name and Age: Madeleine Fear 33

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[ 10 Mar 2011 | No Comment ]
Mumpreneur Profile: Maud Rousseau of Cinnamon Communications

Maud Rousseau – children Laura age 2.5, Ines 6 months

Lisa Isaacs – children Tom 4, Joshua 18 months

Karen Keeman – children Evie age 5, Jonah age 2

Maud Rousseau set up Cinnamon Communications, a PR and marketing agency, in August 2009 after the birth of her daughter Laura. After working 12 years in the City, holding various senior positions such as Head of Corporate Communications for well-known firms, Maud set up Cinnamon to offer flexible working hours around childcare.

business mums news, events »

[ 16 Feb 2011 | No Comment ]
Fiona Phillips is keynote speaker at the first Workingmums.co.uk Live

Workingmums.co.uk is delighted to announce TV presenter Fiona Phillips will be the keynote speaker at the first Workingmums.co.uk Live event in March.

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[ 3 Feb 2011 | No Comment ]
Mumpreneur Profile: Liz Weston of Weston Communications

Liz Weston is known as a “bit of a guru”, supreme networker and all round “smart northern bird”.  She was recently awarded a “Future 100 Award 2010” for her socially entrepreneurial business the New Baby Guides. Liz is keen on the “pay it forward” concept and encourages her clients to do this wherever they can. We asked her to tell us more about herself and her business.

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[ 27 Jan 2011 | No Comment ]
Mumpreneur Profile: Rebecca Jay of Dodo Pad

Name of Business: Dodo Pad
Your Name: Rebecca Jay
Tell us about your family:
Having escaped London 8 years ago, I now live in Cornwall close to the sea on the north coast in an idyllic little village with my husband Trevor and James, our son, who is nearly 15.  Also Polly, the pussycat; 13 years old, sedate and rather resentful of Tinky, our playful kitten, and Wizz, our Hungarian Vizsla (nearly 5 but still thinks she is a puppy – especially when playing with the kitten!). Cornwall is home now and I …

book reviews »

[ 22 Dec 2010 | No Comment ]
Book Review: 129 brilliant business ideas for mums!

If you are looking for a flexible way to work around your family commitments but don’t know where to begin, then Start a Family Friendly Business by Antonia Chitty and Helen Lindop is a brilliant starting point. It takes you on a journey from your first tentative ideas through to a point where you are ready to make a real commitment to start your business…or indeed decide it simply isn’t for you.

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[ 21 Dec 2010 | No Comment ]
Mumpreneur Profile: Beckie of Jo Jingles

Name of Business:  Jo Jingles Norwich Area
Your Name and Age: Beckie Clifton, 32

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[ 16 Dec 2010 | No Comment ]
Mumpreneur Profile: Helen of HBC Proofreading

HBC Proofreading
Name: Helen Cooper, 37, married with an 18 month-old daughter

business mums news »

[ 22 Nov 2010 | One Comment ]
Women Talking

We at Women Talking are looking for remarkable women with remarkable stories, to inspire and encourage other like-minded individuals to follow their ambitions. If you are a woman in business or about to launch your own company then we want to hear from you. If you are someone in the media with a message you feel the world needs to hear then we want to hear from you. If you are working for a charity or organisation aimed specifically at women then we want to hear from you.

book reviews »

[ 19 Nov 2010 | No Comment ]
Book: The Mumpreneur Guide

“Antonia is an expert in the art of supporting mums who want to start their own businesses. This book draws on her experience and that of other mums who’ve made it. Take inspiration from the fact that if others can do it, so can you. This book breaks down the enormous task of starting your own business into easily digestible chunks, so before you know it you’ll be setting up shop for yourself.”
Media Life Coach Joanne Mallon