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Working from home with small children

You can have it all! A guide to raising children whilst working from home

According to the Office for National Statistics Labour Force Survey, the amount of women choosing to work from home has increased by 45% since 2005. However, managing your workload whilst nurturing a baby, toddler or pre-schooler can be complicated; meaning a definitive balance between your work and family is essential. Considering becoming a work at...
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Being a female entrepreneur has a positive impact on family life

According to new research by Vistaprint’s ‘Trend Report’, 72% of female micro-business owners claim that entrepreneurship has had a positive impact on their family life. Almost 50% of UK female entrepreneurs referenced the freedom to have control of their own lives and manage their own commitments as the main reason for starting their own business....
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Procrastinating can be good for Productivity

Viking has conducted a survey of over 1,500 office workers to find out about procrastination patterns, the reasons for them, and the effects it has on the working day. It’s research has concluded that the average worker spends 52 minutes a day procrastinating. 40% of those procrastinating did so in order to take a break...
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20 highest rated UK companies for work-life balance revealed by Glassdoor

Employment reviews and recruitment website Glassdoor has revealed the top 20 UK companies that offer the best work-life balance. Glassdoor is a website where employees and former employees anonymously review companies and their management. For the work-life balance list, companies were ranked based on ratings from employees from the past year. The average work-life balance...
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6 ways to beat the back to work blues

The first day back at work after a perfect holiday is easily one of the most depressing in the working year – trading in your sandals and sombrero for work wear, or an idyllic beach for a dreary commute. And once you’re back in the office, it only gets worse – an inbox fit to...
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27/01/2016: Fit Work and Life Together

In this workshop we will show you how to re-appraise relentless work and home commitments and discover realistic coping and thriving strategies. A key to this is developing your emotional resilience and appreciating that trying to do it all can be your undoing. The workshop focuses on 3 areas: (1) being productive at work, (2)...
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