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[ 26 Apr 2018 | No Comment ]
Why You Should Never Buy Your Telecoms Just On Price

Not all telecoms solutions are the same, and every business has different requirements. So, make sure you are being quoted for what your business really needs – and don’t just compare prices as you’ll end up comparing apples with pears.
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Check the following:

The price is fixed for duration of the contract
No set up fees or minimum charges on calls
Calls rounded up to the nearest minute – this can add 25% to the overall cost of calls
Prices to destinations you call regularly
Special promotions – a charity was being offered free intra-site calls …

business, business planning, Home Office »

[ 8 Jan 2018 | No Comment ]

Have you recently started a brand new business, or perhaps you’re still in the planning phase and getting ready to open the doors to your new venture? Are you looking for tips and advice on how to ensure you take every step possible to guarantee the success of your new business? All too often, people focus on the big things to aid in the success of the business, and while those factors are certainly important, there are also a lot of smaller aspects to be aware of. In fact, sometimes, …

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[ 20 Nov 2017 | No Comment ]

Is your home office cluttered?  If so, it just might be cutting into your productivity level.  A disorganised home office can make getting things done very difficult.  Today, we are going to learn some great tips that will help you get on track and bring your home office back to life.  So, if you want to increase your productivity and get things done, make sure to pay close attention to the information below.
Purchase A Monitor Stand
If your computer monitor is taking up a lot of space on your desk, why …

active mums, fashionista mums, Home Office, house and home »

[ 7 Feb 2017 | No Comment ]

We’re not suggesting you need advice on how to put your pants on before the school run.  Mornings are hard but after years of practise you’re not a total novice when it comes to applying clothes…well, most days anyway!  Instead, our advice is aimed at helping you to make the most out of your wardrobe and ensuring you look fab-u-lous every day of the week without taking up too much time!
If you’re someone who dreads the morning routine, you’ll easily be able to identify the type of morning person you …

business, Home Office, reviews »

[ 8 Jan 2016 | No Comment ]
Review: Epson Eco Tank ET-4550

It isn’t the cost of the printer, is it? It’s always the ink. Whether you run a business from home, want a printer for a small office, or have children who love to print their online art, this review is about a new development in printers that might just help you.
Over the last year I’ve been completing my MA in Critical and Creative Writing, which included a 15,000 word dissertation.  I wanted to print it out myself because it included creative elements, using a variety of types of paper, different …

business, business mums news, employment, Home Office, self employment, working from home »

[ 21 Oct 2014 | No Comment ]

Nearly three quarters of parents rate flexible working as very important when they are looking for a new job – with homeworking the most popular form – yet relatively few employers supply any equipment or technical support to enable workers to work outside the office, according to a survey by Workingmums.co.uk.
The survey of over 2,000 parents, sponsored by BBC Future Media, also showed that many employees still lack full confidence in remote communications tools despite their desire to work from home.
Homeworking was the most attractive type of flexible working that …

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[ 6 Nov 2012 | No Comment ]

If you’re looking at starting a family friendly business then you may be considering starting a business which you can run from your home. This, in theory, should give you a great work/life balance,but this is not always the case.
Here are 5 common mistakes you need to avoid when starting a business from home.

Allowing Interruptions. With no one watching over you it is easy to get caught up with day to day tasks such as house work and washing instead of working in your business.  To stop this happening try …

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[ 29 Jun 2011 | No Comment ]
Home Safety Advice for Work-At-Home Mums

The transition from baby to toddler is an exciting time. However, for parents it is also one of the most worrying. This week is Child Accident Prevention Trust’s (CAPT) annual Child Safety Week, which aims to raise awareness of accidents that happen in the home. Lindam, the UK’s number one safety brand, is this year’s sponsor of Child Safety Week and together they’re aiming to help parents reduce the number of household accidents amongst young children. Here, they share their top tips for busy working mums…

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[ 15 Jun 2011 | No Comment ]
Book Review: Where has my little girl gone? by Tanith Carey

I got to a Womens group every few weeks where we talk about issues that go slightly more in depth than the usual talk at toddler groups! This term we’re looking at ‘Being a Princess’ so it was really relevant when I got asked to review Tanith Carey’s, ‘Where Has My Little Girl Gone?’. The ‘princess’ theme came out of all the Royal wedding hoo-ha, discussions about what our daughters think of being a princess, and the changes Kate Middleton will have to cope with. ‘Where Has My Little Girl …

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[ 4 Jun 2011 | One Comment ]
Mum’s Home Office: Better Brushing

Have you ever measured exactly how long you brush your teeth for? Try it – you might find it illuminating as I certainly wasn’t brushing for the full 2 minutes.
It is National Smile Month so we’ve been working extra hard on tooth brushing at home. J, aged 5, is king of tooth brushing right now, mainly thanks to some samples of Firefly toothbrushes which come with a flashing light timer. It is ideal for teaching little ones how long they need to brush for. Even K, 2, is getting …