The holiday season is almost here, and with it comes a much needed break. Small business owners find it notoriously difficult to switch off – and if you can be found glued to your work phone until the sunset on Christmas Eve, you’re not alone.
As of this past Autumn, all employees in the UK now have a right to request flexible working options from day one.
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Believe it or not, 2022 is just around the corner. And while you’ve most likely got a busy time coming up, there are some simple steps that you can take now to make your life a little easier down the line.
Is investing the cool new thing? People have obviously been investing their money (smartly and otherwise) forever, but it seems like investing has had something of a makeover in the past few years, thanks to the arrival of hip financial apps and resources on the market that are encouraging women to start investing their money.
Raising rates can be an awkward conversation, but there are ways to make this discussion go smoothly.
I am passionate about good design and women feeling comfortable inside and out. I wear my emotions on my sleeve. I’m a multitasker and if something needs doing, I jump in. I hate rules. Knowing yourself and therefore being yourself is key to all things in life.
How often do you find yourself guessing in business? Guessing what your customers want? Guessing whether they’ll buy?
Mixing business with pleasure is always high risk, so when Lucy Cleveley and I decided to launch Discoco together, we knew there could be challenges.
Somehow, we’re less than 90 days away from Christmas. It feels like only a few months ago that we were taking down last year’s tree and tinsel, but believe it or not, the most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching.
As times change, so too much our messaging. Back at the beginning of the pandemic (in other words, a lifetime ago), we all tweaked our messaging to reflect the times we were living in.
Organic brand building is a skill every small business should hone, and I often say Founders and Entrepreneurs should get stuck in early to understand what it takes to grow a community from the ground up.
To some, the term ‘microaggressions’ is unfamiliar but to many, it describes their experiences in and outside of the workplace.
I’m Paige Gillard, the Founder and Director of Poppy + Ted. I started Poppy + Ted in 2018 as a side hustle, literally on my dining room table.
I started this business before becoming a mother myself, during a time when my husband and I were struggling to conceive. But by immersing myself in everything motherhood whilst going through fertility treatment, it helped me understand, appreciate and prepare for where I was headed.
We have never lived in a more exciting time for impact. There has never been more desperate need and we are more equipped than ever before to tackle today’s biggest problems through imagination, creativity, collaboration and technology.How many times have you heard the phrase – “time to let go of that”. Or has someone ever said ‘come on, it’s time to move on’?
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A virtual working environment needs to be not just functional, but a space where everyone feels connected and empowered. It’s more important than ever to bring kindness and humanity into our working lives, so that everyone can bring their whole selves to the table.