Monthly Archives October 2020

Is starting a business right for you?

Starting a business and working around your family needs careful thought and consideration. Just what are the pitfalls? What are the benefits? And is this an easy option away from the 9-5 job and 4 weeks holiday? Here this blog, taken from The Successful Mumpreneur book, shares some key points. What is a Mumpreneur? The term ‘Mumpreneur’ refers to mums who start a business to work around raising children. With escalating childcare costs and the stress of commuting, there’s been a huge increase in women quitting 9 to 5 employment to set-up a business from home whilst looking after their
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8 common mistakes Mumpreneurs make

8 common mistakes Mumpreneurs make No one ever plans to be a Mumpreneur. You don’t sit at school with a careers officer and tell them that one day you will start a business to work around your children. When you have children, life changes dramatically. You find yourself dealing with the stresses and expense of working full time and it can feel very overwhelming. It also means you cannot be there for your children when you would like as you have to fit around the constraints of an employer. This is when women turn to self-employment as they see it
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