Feature on our site

If you would like to be one of the people featured on this site, do get in touch with antonia@familyfriendlyworking.co.uk. We’re looking for mums, dads and grandparents who own businesses, people who run a business with family members, and anyone who has flexible working arrangements and would like to share how they work.

As well as profiles, see below, we also accept tip-based articles, of around 700 words, on issues pertinent to entrepeneurs and working parents. Advice can cover business and parenting issues.

Guidelines for a profile

There are questions below to guide you.

Don’t feel that you have to stick to a Q&A format, and please only answer the questions that apply to you.


  • Your name and age
  • Tell us about your family
  • What is your business and what does it offer?
  • What did you do before coming up with your business idea and how was it making the transition?
  • When did you launch?
  • How did you get started?
  • What’s your favourite thing about running your own business?
  • What’s the thing you least enjoy about running your own business?
  • What has worked well about your business?
  • What’s been your biggest business mistake?  How did you deal with it?
  • How do you fit in work with the family?
  • Are you working towards a financial goal for your business?
  • Would you ever give up your business to do something else?
  • Do you have an exit strategy?
  • Have you had your ‘I’ve made it’ moment?  Or when do you think it will come?
  • Where do you hope to be in five years time?
  • If you have a flexible working business opportunity, please explain briefly what you offer and how people find out more.
  • Your website link.

Please include a link to a photograph and/or logo or email a selection of photos.

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