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[ 22 Sep 2019 | No Comment ]

Are you more than your day job?
Would you love to take your family on a ‘dream holiday’?
Julie Begbie has been setting up side businesses for 30 years, and has discovered that there is a simple formula for success.
If you would love to work out how to monetise that thing that you love doing – and want to generate cash to take your family on a dream holiday, then Julie can help.
Register for the free 5 day “How to Find Your Side Hustle Idea’ challenge starting Sunday 29 September 2019.

https://tinyurl.com/happysidehustle

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[ 20 Sep 2019 | No Comment ]

The winners of the 2019 Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards were announced at a ceremony in London attended by hundreds of business leaders from UK’s leading retail brands.
Seven inspirational winners were selected by a judging panel of industry heavyweights including senior women from Barclaycard, Specsavers, John Lewis and Hotel Chocolat.
Choosing from 23 impressive finalists, the judges recognised outstanding women and men whose roles and businesses reflect the changing face of today’s retail industry and the ways it has evolved to encompass a wider range of career opportunities than ever before.  …

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[ 20 Sep 2019 | No Comment ]

Employers with outstanding records in flexible working and family support have been shortlisted for workingmums.co.uk‘s 10th anniversary Top Employer Awards.

This year’s Top Employer Awards ceremony focuses on the flexible working lifecycle at work – the demand for flexible working across different age groups – and will look back at progress made over the past decade. The keynote speaker is Deputy Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, Vice President of Carers UK and Founder and CEO of CW Consulting Box Caroline Waters who has a long track record in promoting a …

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[ 15 Sep 2019 | No Comment ]

Women face more obstacles when starting a business, meaning they need more support in order to succeed, reveals new research from ESCP Europe.
Females and males experience the support provided by the ecosystem for their start-up activities very differently. Women in contrast to men tend to majorly rely more on social support, which interestingly applies to start-ups in both highly supportive as well as non-supportive environments.
Professor of Management Christian Linder and his co-author Sonja Sperber from the ISM International School of Management in Frankfurt (Germany) explain
“We found that when starting up …

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[ 5 Sep 2019 | No Comment ]

Creative Allies, the North’s first Freelance Creative Network, is putting heart and soul into the freelance revolution, as new statistics highlight the rise in professional Mums choosing to embrace self-employed status.
Research from IPSE – The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed – reveals that over the past 10 years, there’s be a 54% increase in Mothers leaving their full-time employment to go freelance with a sharp uptake over the past 12 months surging a boost in economy.
With 304,000 self-employed women boosting the economy across the UK, the wave of …

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[ 3 Sep 2019 | No Comment ]

The finalists of the 2019 Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards have just been announced, showcasing the retail industry’s top female talent.
The changing face of retail is a key topic for UK business in 2019 as evolving shopping habits, the rise of online retailers, and the disappearance of larger names on the UK’s high street are causing the industry to evolve more rapidly than ever before. Bricks and mortar retailers are having to develop new techniques to drive sales and footfall whilst both on and offline outlets are working to transform …

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[ 29 Aug 2019 | No Comment ]

3/4 of firms want £10,000 earnings trigger to be reduced or removed 
Employers support the targeted extension of automatic enrolment to more workers. 74% of businesses want to see it made available to the self-employed and those earning less than £10,000, allowing for more part-time workers and those with multiple jobs to better save for their future retirement.
A CBI/Scottish Widows survey of 240 firms finds near unanimous recognition of the business case (98%) and moral case (95%) for providing a competitive workplace pension. Auto-enrolment has led to 10 million workers …

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[ 11 Aug 2019 | No Comment ]

Although managers can fall into bad habits, there are a number of ways to make sure you’re appropriately managing your employees. Love Energy Savings has published a guide listing the top 10 tips to inspire your staff. Here is some guidance on how you can ensure you’re enabling your employees to flourish.

Invest in your staff

Your employees are your strongest commodity, so it’s only right that you invest the time into helping them grow and develop their skills. Without proper attention, you’ll find your team will quickly stagnate if they’re …

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[ 6 Aug 2019 | No Comment ]

School may soon be out for summer – but if your mum runs a small business you may have to settle for a summer in the back garden. New figures out today reveal that only one in four female small business owners (25%) say they will be having a two-week holiday this summer. Overall, 42% of female entrepreneurs said they couldn’t afford to take a summer holiday this year (compared to 30% across the sector) and 13% said they were too busy to take more than the odd day off …

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[ 4 Aug 2019 | No Comment ]

Throughout our careers, we experience many different personality types that influence our behaviours and professional personas. These encounters can often shape who we become as leaders, but have you taken the time to reflect on your management approach and considered how your team view your performance as a manager?
Whether you consider your leadership style as autocratic, democratic, transformational or laissez-faire, your ultimate aim is to keep your business running smoothly; which includes keeping your staff happy.
Love Energy Savings recently conducted a study on employee satisfaction, investigating how UK employees would …