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[ 24 Feb 2017 | No Comment ]

Scholastic Books have a new opportunity to become a Book Champion, running your own online business selling the very best children’s books at exclusive discounts. It costs just £15 to join and you will earn 15% commission on all sales: if partnering with a host, school or nursery they will earn an additional 10% in free books.
Whether you are interested in earning some extra cash for that summer holiday, or have a passion for children’s books and want to help young minds share the joy of reading, join Scholastic Children’s Books …

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[ 5 Feb 2017 | No Comment ]

Hi, I’m Katie Tyndale, aged 47.
I have been with my husband, John, since we met at University and we have two gorgeous sporty boys aged 14 & 9 and two pets!  Life is always busy with lots of sports and rough and tumble going on. We recently moved into a house in need of refurbishment and we started at a great pace but then all the hard work was ruined by a plumbing leak so we had to start all over again!
I created GLR in 2011, having spotted a gap …

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[ 28 Nov 2016 | No Comment ]

If you’re struggling to make ends meet, or simply want to earn extra cash, why not embark on a small business venture to help boost your income? There are many things you can do to fill your wallet with cash, so take a look at these interesting ideas.
Set up a mobile company Whether you want to sell food from a little wagon or have your own portable market stall, this could be a great way to fill your spare time. While setting up a business can be testing, anything on …

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[ 28 Nov 2016 | No Comment ]
Career change tips from Olympic swimmer-turned TV presenter Rebecca Adlington

Olympic swimmer-turned TV presenter Rebecca Adlington is encouraging Britons who aren’t happy in their job to follow in her footsteps and make a career switch. This comes after new research reveals the UK is home to millions of unsatisfied workers, as 63% of us don’t love our jobs. This has led to 39% of people now considering going back to college and undertaking further training to help them get their dream job. However almost a third of people fear they’re too old to switch sectors, and a further one in …

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[ 22 Nov 2016 | No Comment ]

Gia Campari is one of the seven management consultants who have collaborated to co-author The 99 Essential Business Questions (published in September 2016 by Filament), and in this article he addressed the question that almost every parent faces, Family, Work, or Both?
At some stage of our lives, we all have to choose how much time we dedicate to work and how much to children, partner, family, friends or simply to ourselves. Numerous studies have shown that efficiency at work increases if we take breaks and have outside interests. New ideas …

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[ 1 Nov 2016 | No Comment ]

A report by UK Domain shows that 54 per cent of millennial mums who returned to traditional employment after maternity leave say they struggled to juggle family life with a ‘9 to 5’. Read on to find out how widow and mother-of-two Magdelena Patelka has found a profession that offers both flexibility and financial security for her family.
When Magdalena sadly lost her husband in 2014, she was still managing financially thanks to the business she set up in 2006. The success of the business has helped her to buy a family …

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[ 21 Sep 2016 | No Comment ]
Image via EHRC

EMPLOYERS who would like to increase their staff’s productivity should allow them to work from home, new research suggests.
A study of 1,096 British workers, including those who work from home and those who work from the office, carried out by CartridgePeople.com in their SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) Workers Report, revealed that 57% believe they manage to get more work done when they are based at home, compared to when they are at their place of work.
Indeed, just 5% of workers report that working from home has a negative effect on …

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[ 7 Sep 2016 | No Comment ]
Why You NEED Diversity In The Workplace

Whether it is class, race, gender, sexuality, age or disability, there are many barriers that can – if we’re not careful – divide us. The drive for diversity is, in essence, the fight to break down these barriers and ensure that none of those factors hold people back in life.
Nowhere is that more marked than the workplace, the place where life chances are made and shaped. But diversity really shouldn’t be seen as problem for you to solve. Embracing diversity in your workplace can bring big benefits and enhance your …

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[ 7 Sep 2016 | No Comment ]

Play this game and find some of the pros and cons!
Thanks to Red Driving School for the image.

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[ 10 Aug 2016 | No Comment ]

So, you are considering a career in cleaning – but have you got what it takes?
Everybody has the ability to clean – even if we don’t want to, we have to do it to our own homes unless we want to live in filth. Then there are others who actually enjoy doing it and will clean to such an extent you could practically eat your dinner off their shiny surfaces.
But, if you want to make a career out of cleaning you need more than the ability to clean and you …