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 […]

5 reasons why you should get a virtual phone number for your small business

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If you are a startup, self employed or run a micro business, one of the last things on your mind is a virtual phone number. I have a mobile you say, why cant people get hold of me on that? The problem being that is the same number that all your mates have, the one […]

Top Tips for Starting a Business whilst on Maternity Leave

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Having children is life changing, whatever way you look at it. During pregnancy many women are convinced they will return to work as before after maternity leave, and many do, but after birth, many others realise returning to their normal job simply just doesn’t feel right. Coming up with a business idea or a way […]

Mumpreneurs and the “home work balance” myth

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I have a Google alert set up on the word “mumpreneur” – it helps me keep track of what’s big in the world of work at home mums using the journalist’s patronising word of choice (I’m not really a fan of “mumpreneur”, can you tell?) I’ve been a little surprised to get several notifications this […]

Interview with WAHM Anna-Lee of BabyMoo’s

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Inspiring work at home mums and dads are the reason this site exists and Anna-Lee Kewley’s story is a great example of someone turning their creativity into a successful business. Anna-Lee has beaten hundreds of others to win several awards, most recently a NatWest Venus Award for Dorset. Only fifteen prizes were handed out and […]

Three Ways to Work from Home Online

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Many parents choosing to stop their regular jobs and stay at home don’t have a plan. Finding work after maternity leave or a long time away can be difficult at the best of times. This becomes even more difficult if you don’t know where to begin. Working from home online is one of the most […]