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work/life balance
06
May

Could you benefit from flexible working?

The obstacles facing some women returning from an extended period away from work can be insurmountable. Not everyone returning to work or seeking flexible working hours is a woman or a parent. There are dads, retired individuals and city high flyers who want to work in a different way but it’s important to keep in...
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06
Mar

Slow down before you burn out

Women are increasingly finding it difficult to get the right balance between work and switching off and are putting themselves at the risk of burning out. It is reported that a survey by the Open University found that in their bid to get promoted and rise through the ranks, three quarters of women are working...
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11
Dec

Cycling tours and raising a child – can I make this work?

I’d always imagined that being a working mother would be tough, but I don’t think it was ever impressed upon me exactly how tough that’d be. Six years ago I was a legal secretary at a multinational law firm in London and my only worries were whether or not the trains were running on time...
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30
Jul

Summer Holiday Business Lingo Guide | Plate Spinner Blog

So the summer holidays are eventually upon us. I say eventually, what I actually mean was that they hurtled toward me like a chubby boy with a Vaselined rear end on a fun park slide. One moment, we had a six week school term in front of us, I bent down to pick up something...
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19
Mar

Striking the Perfect Work/Life Balance: How to Do it

We’re all striving to obtain that elusive work/life balance, but how exactly do you get it? And is it achievable? We say a big, fat yes – as with most things, it just requires careful thought and thorough planning. These things don’t happen overnight. Which is why we’re offering our top tips for a smooth...
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12
Jul

Is there an answer to work/life balance? | Life of a Lady

This week I sat next to a 28 year old who was struggling with work/life balance. Perennial problem. She was in the office that morning at 8 and got home at 8 pm .. then woke up at 3 am because she realised there was a letter she had forgotten to post. She loves her...
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