Archive for the ‘Start Up’ Category

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    Why Tutoring Agencies Are the Perfect Businesses for Entrepreneur Mums

    Nov 5, 14 • 1388 Views • Start UpComments Off

    Private tutoring in the UK is big business. So much so, that 1 in 4 children use private tutors to help them with their studies. As an entrepreneur mum, you’re in the perfect position to gain a foothold in the tutoring marketplace and grow a business that…

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    How to Start a Tutoring Agency from Home

    Oct 29, 14 • 6965 Views • Family & Wellbeing, Start UpComments Off

    Starting a tutoring agency from home is easier than you think. You already have a lot the necessities at your disposal. To be a private tutor, you don’t need to have any specific qualifications. Very often, your existing knowledge of the education system is…

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    The importance of entrepreneurial role models

    Oct 27, 14 • 1814 Views • Start UpComments Off

    When young entrepreneur Jodie Cook (nee Cole) was invited to be a Startup Loans ambassador in 2012, it was through her social media startup. Little did she know that the experience would spark a whole new venture. James Caan was the chairman of Startup Loans,…

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    Suburban PA’s journey to launch

    Jul 3, 14 • 1743 Views • Start UpComments Off

    When it comes to business, it can be a struggle to find the right time to start. I haven’t been trading for long at all, only since February 2014 as Suburban PA, but my business has been a long time in planning, and I have dreamed of owning and running my…

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    Accessorise in the ‘Blinx’ of an eye!

    Jun 5, 14 • 3560 Views • Start Up, UncategorizedComments Off

    Having previously earned a place as a finalist in Mumpreneur Idol with her launch of The Little Letter Company in 2011, Stephanie is already known to us here at Mumpreneur UK. Her second business, Blinx, was launched just a few weeks ago. “Establishing The…

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    Trend Setting Mums

    Jun 4, 14 • 3227 Views • Start UpComments Off

    Bairnz Boutique started in May 2013 when myself (Lorraine McRobert) and my business partner and lifelong friend Tracy Dunlop, reached a cross road in our life. We both have 2 children, our boys (now aged 5 and 6) and our girls (2 and 4 years). Having worked…

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    High Five for Entrepreneurial Mums!

    Jun 4, 14 • 3797 Views • Start UpComments Off

    Starting a business is never easy, but with family and fun in mind Michelle Tait and Katie Barnett were determined to do just that. Here, Michelle tells their story… I suppose there was just something in me that was determined to succeed at…

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    How to Build a Solid Foundation for Your New Business

    Mar 13, 14 • 1818 Views • Start Up, UncategorizedComments Off

    If you have dreams of starting your own business, there are several things you can – and should do – to pave the way and make the road a bit smoother. There are also some pitfalls and potholes along the way, and being aware of them in advance will…

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    Writing a business plan with heart

    Mar 12, 14 • 1889 Views • Start UpComments Off

    Business 101, lesson 1: write a business plan.  Or so we’re told. One of the things I love most about having my own business is freedom.  Freedom in lifestyle, creativity, financially and, above all, the freedom to do things my way – with meaning.  So…

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    Business mums succeed with franchise systems and support

    Mar 11, 14 • 1512 Views • Start UpComments Off

    Razzamataz Theatre Schools is a franchise business which gives franchisees the opportunity to run their own part-time performing arts schools but within a time structure that suits them, making it ideal for mums who want to be able to balance a rewarding…