[ 22 May 2019 | No Comment ]

    Cuckooz Nest, London’s flexible workspace with an integrated creche has hit their funding objectives of £100,000, with women still leading the way on investment but a parentally balanced 52% to 48% split between female and male investors.
The brainchild of co-founder and mother Charlie Rosier and her business partner Fabienne O’Neill, Nest looks to overcome the current issues both women and men face when wanting to return from maternity leave at their own pace and was born from the frustrations Charlie faced looking for childcare after the birth of her first …

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[ 24 May 2019 | No Comment ]

Have you ever had to face a question such as:  “Would Italian law on legitimate succession prevail, and so would my succession, given that I do not have Italian citizenship?” Or such as: ”I would like to disinherit my daughter, English law allows me to do so, but can I do the same if I am resident in Italy?”
Are there any differences among the Italian and British Law?
It must be said that the Italian law of succession and the Italian inheritance system can vary quite a lot compared to …

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[ 24 May 2019 | No Comment ]

Your Name and Age: Hannah Rowe, 44
Tell us about your family: 2 children (12 & 7)
What did you do before coming up with your business idea and how was it making the transition? I was Marketing and PR Manager for a large social care firm, before that I worked in Financial Services marketing.
When did you launch? 2013
How did you get started? A lot of networking, a few favours from people I had met in my previous job, and a lucky break.
What’s your favourite thing about running your own business? …

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[ 22 May 2019 | No Comment ]

    Cuckooz Nest, London’s flexible workspace with an integrated creche has hit their funding objectives of £100,000, with women still leading the way on investment but a parentally balanced 52% to 48% split between female and male investors.
The brainchild of co-founder and mother Charlie Rosier and her business partner Fabienne O’Neill, Nest looks to overcome the current issues both women and men face when wanting to return from maternity leave at their own pace and was born from the frustrations Charlie faced looking for childcare after the birth of her first …

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[ 20 May 2019 | No Comment ]
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A brand represents a customer’s perception of a business and can represent the entire customer experience. Often when we think of a product, the first thing that pops to mind is a certain company’s brand, from Coca-cola to Apple.
Today, there’s a seemingly infinite number of brands for consumers to choose from. Small businesses are then presented with a tricky challenge: how do they make their brand stand out from the crowd?
Office design specialist Diamond Interiors often encounter businesses in the process of establishing or re-establishing their brand who want their …

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[ 18 May 2019 | No Comment ]
How can your family live the dream as you work from a sunny beach?

By Mike Ianiri, Equinox
On a chilly day do you ever dream of packing your bags and moving your family and your job to your dream location?  Perhaps you’d like to live and work on a gorgeous sunny beach in the Caribbean! If so, what technology and telecoms will you need to make this happen?  Here are some tips to get you on the move.
 
Laptops etc
On the beach you don’t want a hefty laptop. Something like an Apple Macbook Air will work better or the Dell Rugged Extreme range if …

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[ 17 May 2019 | No Comment ]

My name is Marianna Boguslavsky, I’m in my thirties, and I have a two year old son- I also run a niche digital strategy agency, http://www.boguslavskyandco.com I have an incredibly supportive husband and part of the reason I have managed to run my business whilst having a baby (I worked whilst I was in labour as I did not want to let my clients down). It has go  tten easier with time as now my son is a toddler and goes to playschool part-time. Thus I have three days a week to …

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[ 16 May 2019 | No Comment ]

The proliferation of digital devices means that we’re constantly connected to the office wherever we might be, making it difficult to switch off from work and increase stress levels even more than it should. Last year, the Office of National Statistics released figures that revealed three million UK employees work more than 48 hours a week, a rise of a quarter of a million since 2001
Whether it’s a two-week holiday or a twenty-minute respite at lunch, Lucinda Pullinger, Global Head of HR at Instant Offices explains why it is important for workers to …

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[ 14 May 2019 | No Comment ]
5 expert tips for managing rapid business growth

In modern business circles, advice groups and seminars, having a “growth mindset” is lauded as a vital part of doing business well. It’s even become a way of life for some entrepreneurs. It’s been the maxim of all those who dare to dream they could be the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Arianna Huffington: those leaders whose companies grew fast and took over the world.
But is it really that simple?
Nick Pollitt, Managing Director of office design specialists Diamond Interiors, thinks not. “We work with a lot of businesses that …

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[ 13 May 2019 | No Comment ]

Imagine you are a work-at-home mum who makes a living as a freelance writer. The nature of your work legally defines you as a contractor, although the designation is a mere formality. Now you are wondering if what you do for a living could possibly prevent you from getting a mortgage. Well, worry no more. There are mortgages available for work-at-home contractors of all kinds.
Getting a mortgage as a contractor does require a bit more effort. However, one of the benefits of being an independent contractor is having a bit …

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[ 13 May 2019 | No Comment ]
Trends in children’s fashion and clothing

By Neha and Dipe Rajani, Founders of Sonality
The babies and childrenswear market is changing fast, with new and young mums more interested in what their children wear, and where it comes from, than ever before. Social Media and awareness of the environment are driving many of these changes. So what are the trends we should be looking out for?
 

Personalisation/Customisation

For a while now, personalised clothing has been making its way to the forefront of kid’s fashion. Being able to add a unique touch to your clothes really helps you stand out …