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working mums
How to get a good work life balance (F)
20
Mar

Survival tips for work-life balance

Work-life balance is never going to be perfect! How can it be? When you bring a child into your life, something’s got to give to make room for him or her. And it doesn’t get easier as your child gets older… school hours and holidays bring additional challenges for working parents, right into the teenage...
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Content Soup featured
16
May

Juggling first-time motherhood with being an entrepreneur

Jasmine Headley-Craik and Nina Green are the co-owners of Leeds-based PR agency, Content Soup, which they set up in 2014. To find out more about what they do, visit www.contentsoup.co.uk We set up our small boutique PR agency, Content Soup, in February 2014, after both working in the industry for over 10 years. Things were...
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Working from home with small children featured
10
Jan

Working mothers lose £1.3 trillion in earnings due to inflexible business culture

Working mothers are losing £1.3 trillion in earnings due to inflexible working and business culture, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by Feel, a London-based recruitment consultancy, revealed how British business is allowing trillions of pounds of value in female talent and expertise to go uncaptured. The survey reports that millions of highly...
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maternity leave featured
19
Dec

A guide to: Maternity leave and your rights

Statutory maternity leave in the UK is one of the best in the world in terms of the amount of leave women are entitled to. Recent research, conducted by Instant Offices, found that the UK is one of the top five countries to offer the most maternity leave. In the UK legally, mothers are allowed...
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woman holding a baby featured
23
Nov

58 per cent of mums have considered setting up own business, according to survey

  58 per cent of mums have considered setting up their own business, according to Workingmums.co.uk’s annual research. Their survey of 2,300 mums also revealed that two thirds would consider retraining. 36 per cent cited the reason for wanting to start a business as great flexibility, whilst 15 per cent wanted to be their own...
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Networking - Twitter Chat
26
May

Top networking tips for working mums

Being a working parent is never easy, and requires untold levels of patience, organisation and management, which is escalated significantly when you are a working parent running a business. It can seem like there just aren’t enough hours in the day, and not enough of you to go around. But if there is one thing...
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Working from home with small children featured
21
Apr

Promoting working mothers

In 2016, Citizens Advice reported a 58 per cent increase in the number of women needing advice on maternity discrimination issues. Despite employment rights being protected by law whilst on maternity leave, many women worry that taking leave will negatively affect their career. Here, Claire Leigh director at Brampton Recruitment, discusses how career progression can...
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Working Parents's Returniship Plan
18
Jan

83% of mums would rather work than give up their jobs

The majority of mums would rather work than give up their jobs and be at home, according to a new survey. The survey of mums throughout the UK, conducted by 2to3days and FEEL Communications, found that 83 per cent would rather work. Of those surveyed, 73 per cent are motivated by the challenges that work...
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