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Work life balance

This section is all about helping business owners and employees to achieve a work-life balance that creates long term benefits for both company and staff. It contains useful work-life strategies and ideas for companies plus tips and resources for individuals and members of the workforce.

This section also has a special focus on work life balance for working mothers and mumpreneurs, with guides and tips covering such topics as how to simplify day-to-day routines, childcare options, and balancing work and family life.

Specific topics covered include:

– Dealing with stress
– Flexible working
– Time management
– Employee wellbeing schemes
– Scheduling your days
– Maternity leave
– Digital nomads
– The importance of maintaining health and wellness
– Company culture
– Creating a work life balance policy
– Lifestyle businesses

First-hand advice on planning a business while on maternity leave

Here, Lindsey Fish gives some top tips on how she went about planning a business while on maternity leave.

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Digital nomads: The new way of working

Here, we explore the digital nomad trend: A new wave of people who are taking flexible working to a whole new level.

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How three mumpreneurs took the plunge and started their own business

In this piece, we speak to three mumpreneurs about their experiences before and after starting their own business, and how their work-life balance changed.

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Surprise! Majority of employees and managers engage in hard work

New research has shockingly found that a majority of employees and managers engage in hard work, toiling longer than their contracted hours.

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Company owners hit by admin overload

Admin overload is leaving business decision makers feeling overwhelmed and stressed, finds research.

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How do the most famous entrepreneurs in the world stay fit?

Here's why being too busy is never an excuse to shun exercise.

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More women embracing freelancing in search of greater life balance 

The number of women starting their own business has grown by two fifths since 2010, finds research.

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Family friendly working: It’s now or never

Rebecca Bridges discusses the modern requirement to allow more flexible working arrangements for employees looking to have a family.

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More women embracing freelancing in search of greater life balance 

The number of women starting their own business has grown by two fifths since 2010, finds research.

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Family friendly working: It’s now or never

Rebecca Bridges discusses the modern requirement to allow more flexible working arrangements for employees looking to have a family.

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Why you should take your family on a business trip 

Here, we look at some reasons why it might be a good idea to mix personal and professional life when you're away on business.

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How to stay in love with your work

Kate Russell presents advice on achieving happiness in the workplace as a business owner or an employee.

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Career flexibility: Juggling parenthood with business ambition

Caroline Crabbe, general manager at Jo Jingles, discusses how to balance the responsibilities of work and raising a family.

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How to run a business around your family

Nicola Semple, founder of the Mum's Business Academy, shares her three top tips for managing a start-up with a family in tow.

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Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

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A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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