• Maternity Leave | Am I Crazy for Feeling a Little Apprehensive?

    11th July 2018

    Once upon a time I had a baby. I loved him so much that when it came time for my maternity leave to end and for me to go back to work, I spent weeks agonising over it, dreading it and wishing I could stay off forever. After twelve months back in work I fell…

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  • There’s No Place Like Your Home… Business

    19th June 2018

    Creating a home business is an exciting venture, but it can also be a slightly daunting venture. As a one-person company in a competitive marketplace, you might feel a little out of depth if you’re new to running your own business. It requires more than talent in a given profession; you need entrepreneurial skills in…

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  • 3 Employee Benefits That Will Help You Hire The Best People

    18th June 2018

    Good employees are at the heart of any successful business which is why it’s so important that you find the best people and more importantly, you keep them from leaving and taking another job elsewhere. Paying a good salary is one way to entice people but it’s not the only thing that matters. Employees also…

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  • Childminder and Nursery: The Differences We’ve Found So Far

    14th June 2018

    It’s been two weeks since Dexter left his childminder and moved to a nursery. I was recently asked to move in my job which meant reducing my commute by thirty minutes and working in a bigger branch, so naturally I jumped at the chance. It was difficult leaving a childminder that Dexter was settled with…

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  • How We Organise Ourselves | Full Time Working Mama

    11th June 2018

    It’s been a year since I returned to work after maternity leave. I spent so much time worrying about how I was going to be able to cope needlessly as finding a work-life balance has come pretty easy for me. Don’t get me wrong, it’s hard to find your feet at first and trying to…

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  • Careers for Carers

    9th May 2018

    Are you a real people person? The kind of empathetic soul who can’t help but identify with those in need? Or perhaps you simply want to make a difference in the everyday lives of individuals. Some of us are more or less caring than others, and there is a career for all of us. Here,…

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  • One Year On From Maternity Leave

    4th May 2018

    Today I have been back in work full time for one whole year after taking twelve months maternity leave, seven weeks holiday and three months sick leave prior to giving birth. It was a long time to away from the workplace and rightly so, this time last year I was petrified about coming back.

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