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[ 23 Nov 2017 | No Comment ]
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Early mornings can be a nightmare for working parents, especially when you never quite know what’s actually coming up ahead. Being a professional means that there’s only so many times that you can blame the kids for being late, before it starts to affect your work. Want to avoid the drama? Things need to change, now.
Prioritise Breakfast
Sometimes, it’s easier just to get the kids (and you) ready and out of the door, but there are so many reasons why breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Instead of …

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[ 18 Sep 2014 | No Comment ]

 Tech heroines urged to enter as two new categories introduced
Britain’s leading technology proponents are gearing up for the fifth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards, created to drive awareness of the sector’s career opportunities and to encourage higher numbers of women to work in the industry.  Entries are now open and there are awards for women at all stages of their career – from young high-fliers to start-up founders and leaders within large corporate organisations.
The tech industry is considered one of the most exciting and forward thinking career paths and …

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[ 6 Aug 2014 | No Comment ]

 Life is short, right? The world is large, the opportunities are never-ending, so to make the most out of things, one must cram as much as possible into the finite number of years we are accorded. I suppose that must be the basic reasoning behind my urge to combine a 50-60 hour per week day-job with four children and a time-consuming – if utterly addictive – side-line as a writer of historical fiction. (Seriously: what was I thinking? That I was Superwoman? Err… yes)
I could have chosen to write romance …

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[ 19 Mar 2010 | No Comment ]
Are you where – and who – you thought you’d be in 2010?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back in time and meet your 20-year old self? Would you recognise each other, and the priorities around which you’d built your life? Have your 20-something goals changed massively, and if so, why?

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[ 8 Jan 2010 | No Comment ]
Mumsclub PR Competition Winner Profile: Keira of Mamascarf

Keira O’Mara is the winner of the 2009 PR competition run by Mumsclub in co-operation with ACPR. Keira impressed the judges both with the volume and quantity of coverage that she generated in the first year of her business. She made a great start with some national television and followed that up in every sort of media, from national newspapers and magazines to international blogs. In this short article she shares her tips and experiences which will help if you decide to enter your business in this year’s competition.

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[ 5 Jan 2010 | No Comment ]
Mumsclub PR Competition Winners: Sam of What’s On 4

Today we’re talking to Sam Willoughby of What’s On 4, one of the winners of the Mumsclub PR challenge 2009. If you feel inspired by Sam, you can enter this year’s competition here. The competition will reward your every PR success. You can get points to help you win for anything from a mention in a playgroup newsletter, while top scores got to daytime TV coverage.
Sam, how long has your business been running? Nearly 4 years

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[ 4 Jan 2010 | No Comment ]
Mumsclub PR Competition Winners: Louise of CT Academy

This week I’m featuring the fabulous business women who won the 2009 Mumsclub PR competition. Each of them will share their tips. If you feel inspired, you can enter this year’s competition here and get the chance to win:

Editorial in Prima Baby & BabyExpert
Feature in the next Business Mums Journal
One-to-one consultation with Antonia Chitty of ACPR to help you improve your own PR.
Profile on MumsClub
Profile on Family Friendly Working

Louise Prunty of Caledonian Therapy Academy Ltd was Highly Commended in the competition. Here is the interview with Louise:

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[ 14 Nov 2009 | No Comment ]
Boobie Buddies at the Business Challenge Finals Awards Ceremony.

Pip Wheelwright of Boobie Buddies  has made it to the finals of the Business Challenge. She says, “It was an amazing evening. I did not win my category, but hey to be a finalist was brilliant, and I am very proud of what I have achieved so far.” Pip’s prize included advertising via the Kent on Sunday paper. She says, “This makes me more determined to apply again another year! I was up against some large, well established companies, some who had already received funding from Dragons Den, so felt justifiably …

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[ 27 Oct 2009 | 2 Comments ]
Mimimyne Organic Baby and Kids Store is a Finalist in Thames Business Gateway Awards

Mimimyne, the kids eco store based in East London and retailing organic baby clothes, eco toys and funky kids furniture to help families grow up green, has been made a finalist in the Thames Business Gateway Awards in the Green Business Category. The results will be judged on Friday 6th November and winners will recieve a share of £100, 000 in Marketing and PR spend as well as publicity from one of the UK’s leading independent publishers.
Entries for this category will be judged on their overall approach towards off-setting their carbon …

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[ 24 Sep 2009 | No Comment ]
Abbe Wins Her Own Business

Abbe Martin was stunned to find out that she had been crowned with The Helen O’Grady Special Award and the winner of her very own home based business worth £15k in the prestigious Remote Worker Awards Ceremony at the spectacular Cliveden House in Berkshire.
Abbe, who found out about the awards through Family Friendly Working, says, “I am extremely lucky and it is like winning the lottery! This is the start of something big for me and I am so overwhelmed to be a part of the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy. This …