Three Things to do after you’ve registered as Self-Employed

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Taking the big leap into the world of self-employment begins with registering as self-employed but that really is just the first step. Now you can justifiably describe yourself as self-employed it’s time to get organised. Chances are many of these things may happen alongside your registration and the more organised you are, the more successful […]

Four Top Gift Ideas for WAHMs this Mother’s Day

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Last year we talked about how you could spoil the WAHM in your life with something a little different than normal, something which got her out of the office, showed sentiment and would be a welcome break from the busy nature of everyday life. This year our Mother’s Day gifts for WAHMs are more general, […]

Free Facebook Marketing Isn’t Dead

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Free social media marketing is dead, Facebook won’t show anyone my posts unless I pay, right? Nope, If you’re in this pool of thought, chances are you need to look at how you’re currently marketing using Facebook, sure your business page reach has probably reduced but its still a free marketing channel, don’t pass that […]

The Grass is Always Greener

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Long time followers of WAHMweb will know that I went self-employed doing the work at home mum thing in June of 2011, and then went back to full time office employment in February 2014 because I got lonely and started chatting up the postman & every religious caller that came by. I still work from […]

5 Tips For Home Workers On Making An Effective Will

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Many of us make the mistake of believing our affairs are too simple to need a Will, or that our estate is too small to bother much about. Unfortunately, many of us are wrong and the ones who find out about it are the very ones a Will could have protected. 1. Your Will Should […]

How to Make the Perfect Home Office

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Working from home should be a pleasure, but a poorly laid out office space can make it more of a chore. Find out here how to get your office in ship shape so that it really works for you. Tidy Desk, Tidy Mind Is your desk completely covered with paperwork, dirty dishes and bric-a-brac? Then […]

The 10 Top Freelancing Careers for WAHMs

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(image: CDC) Just because you are working from home it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have career aspirations. Some of the most successful people we know are freelancers. Which got us thinking? What are some of the top (and most profitable) freelancing careers for WAHMs? Here are our top ten freelance jobs: 1. Blogger Are you […]

Clever Ways to Work from Home

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Some people have it all planned out from day one, they have a vision and they know what they want to do and they go out there and do it. This isn’t often the case for parents who choose to work from home, it can happen, but for many others, it’s a case of taking […]

#VATMOSS A Threat to all WAHMs?

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Microbusinesses, including many work at home mums and dads, have taken to social media to protest against new VAT laws which may compromise their ability to trade with Europe. The changes are quite specific but could affect thousands of small businesses and sole traders across the UK. Many small businesses are ready to fight and […]

How Storage Can Help You Work Smarter At Home

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Working from home isn’t the easy option many imagine it to be. Quite aside from finding the discipline to consistently bring in a wage from the comforts of your home, you need to find space so you can concentrate and work efficiently. Organisation depends on adequate storage, because when you have everything to hand it’s […]