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[ 21 Nov 2018 | No Comment ]

More business owners are swapping rigid 9-5 schedules and traditional office environments in favour of flexible space and remote working as an option for saving costs, retaining employees and encouraging a healthy work-life balance. With this in mind, Instant Offices investigates what industries are leading the way for remote working and how to overcome the typical challenges of managing a remote team.
A 2016 study conducted by Vodafone involving 8,000 global employees and employers found that three-quarters of companies worldwide have already switched to flexible working options. 61% believe that it had increased …

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[ 7 Mar 2018 | No Comment ]

A third of Britain’s side hustlers have admitted withholding their earnings from HMRC according to OddsMonkey.
New research commissioned by Oddsmonkey reveals that Brits are using side hustles to help cover the cost of living.
As the annual inflation rate doubled from 1.2% to 3.1% in the past year1, the average monthly wage of £1538.97 is not enough to cover the cost of living for almost a quarter of Brits (24%).
Because of this, 25% of working employees have resorted to a side hustle to earn extra money with 36% of those having 3 or …

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[ 1 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

If you have a passion for baking, and would like to turn this into a business- or already run a successful cake business, Mums Bake Cakes can offer an additional outlet . Customers input their postcode of where they would like a beautiful homemade cake delivered, and all bakers in that local area are shown- and the customer buys through the site with the order passed to the baker to bake and deliver by hand. All the bakers are fully registered and insured (Mums Bake Cakes helps people through this …

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[ 30 Sep 2014 | No Comment ]

Family Friendly Working is packed with articles on all sorts of topics, whether you want to run your own business, join a party plan or direct sales business, or buy a franchise. In this article. I round up some of our news and advice about direct sales, to make it easier for you to find out what you need to know. 
Working in direct sales gives you the chance to get support, plus a tried and tested business idea. This article helps you learn more about getting started in direct sales.
Which …

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[ 17 Sep 2014 | No Comment ]

Some 44% of working mums would consider sharing their maternity leave with their partner, according to Workingmums.co.uk annual survey. The number of women who would consider sharing their leave when the new shared parenting legislation comes in next year has risen by 3% since last year and may in part be due to a rising number of women who are the main breadwinners in their families – over 17% of women who were living with a partner say they are the main breadwinner and only in a small number of …

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[ 4 Mar 2011 | No Comment ]
Family Friendly and Flexible working – the new norm?

Recent research into attitudes to working mothers suggests it is time businesses started to embrace flexible working.

Recently, deputy prime minster Nick Clegg criticised Britain’s ‘Edwardian’ system of parental leave for working mothers and fathers. He said it was based on a ‘view of life in which mothers stay at home’. Sadly, it seems that too many employers share that view.

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[ 28 Sep 2010 | No Comment ]
Start A Family Friendly Business – new book

Coming soon: Start A Family Friendly Business
Flexible working ideas, the pros and cons of being your own boss, choosing the right business for you and realistic advice from the UK mumpreneurs.
Here’s what people are saying about it:

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[ 5 May 2010 | One Comment ]
Pregnancy and Career Changes

Has pregnancy made you rethink your career? I was speaking to a journalist from a national baby magazine about this yesterday. She asked me about the numbers of mums who were looking at changing career post baby, and I said that the majority of women who have a serious rethink … even if many decide that going back to work is the only option available due to contracts or financial commitments.

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[ 16 Apr 2010 | No Comment ]
How to Choose a the Right Party Plan Products

Read this final article from Editor of Business Opportunity Watch Marian Owen with great advice on making your party plan business a success from the start.

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[ 9 Apr 2010 | 3 Comments ]
How to Choose a Party Plan Company

This is the second of three articles about picking the right party plan business from Marian Owen, Editor of Business Opportunity Watch, www.businessopportunitywatch.com
First of all, you need to find out what choice you have.  There’s a nice website with a good selection of companies at Party Plan Together in their Directory section. If you search Google UK under “party plan” then you’ll find some more – but make sure that you distinguish between true party plan companies where party plan is the main selling method, and other companies which recommend a …