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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

Sister act

More female entrepreneurs are discovering how a mentor can reinvigorate their business.

Work life balance

Work life balance

Working and running a family

Do you have children and want to use your skills and earn an income? Here are some tips for business mums.

Work life balance

Balance home and work life

Most of us have suffered from some form of stress at some point trying to balance home and work life. Learning to identify the symptoms is a good starting point and these tips from SmallBusiness.co.uk and BUPA offer some practical advice.

Work life balance

Returning to work as a parent

As a mother of two and founder of WorkingMums.co.uk, Gillian Nissim says she knows what it is like to try to get back into work and start a business after having a child. SmallBusiness.co.uk asked her to touch on some of the issues faced by mums returning to work and offer some insights.

Work life balance

Work and Families Act Q&A

New maternity and adoption rights came into effect on 1 April 2007 as a result of the Work and Families Act 2006. This Q&A provided by Smallbusiness.co.uk and Peter-Jon Chalmers, director of Empire HR, provides information and advice in relation to these changes.

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